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Tuesday 31st January

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Active and Sustainable Travel Survey

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is currently carrying out a survey as part of the Paths For All funded ôSmarter Travelö initiative....

Monday 30th January

Crofting Commission Elections 2017 - Statement of Persons Nominated

At the close of the Nomination period for the above election, there are more than one validly nominated candidates in the under mentioned Constituencies. Consequently an election will now take place in accordance with the Crofting Commission (Elections) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 as amended.

Friday 27th January

Nominations for Crofting Commission

Due to the large number of nominations which were received just before the deadline and the need to check, at a Scottish Government level, all the details against legislative requirements, names of the candidates for the Crofting Commission elections will not be released until Monday 30th January 2017....

Business Gateway - Workshop Programme 2017

Updated - New Social Media workshops on 3 and 6 March added to programme.

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

Added: Western Isles Island Games Association - Castle Grounds 5k Walk/Run - Sat 4th February

** Urgent Warning** Warning about Local Banking Phone Scam

Trading Standards Officers and the Police are warning consumers to be aware of a banking phone scam which is currently operating in the Western Isles....

Wednesday 25th January

Consultation On A New Local Housing Strategy For The Outer Hebrides

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is developing a new Local Housing Strategy for the period 2017-2022 and wishes to gather as many views as possible on the priorities it should aim to address....

Tuesday 24th January

Doorstoppers Signage

CNES Trading standards Officers are reminding residents in the islands that they can print off Doorstoppers signage from the Doorstoppers Campaign page on the Comhairleĺs website....

Consultation on Local Housing Strategy

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is developing a new Local Housing Strategy for 2017-22 and we want to consult with people across the local authority area on the priorities we should aim to address. The consultation period ends on 10 March 2017....

Doorstep Sellers

Trading Standards are issuing a reminder to Lewis residents to say No to Doorstep sellers....

Monday 23rd January

Daliburgh And Balivanich Primary Schools Awarded Gold Status By Sportscotland

Daliburgh & Balivanich Primary Schools have been recognised with a prestigious national award for innovation and achievement in delivering physical education and extra-curricular sport....

Thursday 19th January

Island Youngster to represent Scotland at Pan Celtic Cross Country

Local athlete, Connor Maclean,19, will become the first male islander ever to represent Scotland at junior cross country level when he participates at the Pan Celtic Cross Country event in Cardiff on Saturday 21st January 2017....

Wednesday 18th January

Western Isles Schools Well Represented At FilmG Awards 2017

Comhairle nan Eilean Siarĺs Education and Childrenĺs Services Department is delighted to announce that pupils from The Nicolson Institute, Castlebay School, Sgoil Lionacleit and Sir E Scott have been shortlisted for the prestigious FilmG awards....

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar urges Crofters to make their voices heard

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging crofters to stand as candidates in the upcoming Crofting Commission elections....

Tuesday 17th January

Local Development Plan Consultation Underway

The Outer Hebrides Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) has now been published and the wider community is invited to comment on it....

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Monday 16th January

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Fitness Suite Temporary Closure Update - Due to a technical issue the fitness suite will not re-open on Tuesday 17th January.  We are working closely with the installation provider to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and are working towards having the fitness suite available for customer use later this week.

Consultation on Crown Estate Proposals

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging the public to respond to the Scottish Governmentĺs consultation on Crown Estate proposals which ends on 29 March 2017....

Thursday 12th January

Business Gateway - Workshop Programme 2017

Added - January to March workshops.

Castlebay Sports Centre

New Gym Equipment - Temporary Closures (Fitness Suite) - Due to the installation of the new gym equipment the fitness suite will be unavailable from Friday 13th until Wednesday 18th January.

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

New Gym Equipment - Temporary Closures (Fitness Suite) - Due to the installation of the new gym equipment the fitness suite will be closed from Thursday 12th January and will reopening Tuesday 17th January at 5pm.

Western Isles Development Trust

The Western Isles Development Trust (WIDT) has agreed to work in partnership with Community Energy Scotland (CES) over a 2 year period to help community groups in the Western Isles improve energy efficiency and progress renewable energy schemes...

Wednesday 11th January

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

Added: Western Isles Badminton Championships - Saturday 28th January 2017

Technical Services - Vacant Property for Let

Added: Unit 6, 7 James Street, Stornoway (PDF, 580K)

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Monday 9th January

Comhairle Invests Capital Funding in Sporting Equipment

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has invested ú340k of capital funding to install new gym equipment at all four centres throughout the Western Isles....

Public, Local and School Holidays

Updated - School Term Dates 2017-18

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais - Gym Closure

New Gym Equipment - Temporary Closure - Monday 9th January - Saturday 14th January

Ionad Sp˛rs Eilean na Hearadh

Updated: Opening times 9 January - 2 April 2017.

Local Development Plan

Adoption of Revised Supplementary Guidance for Wind Energy Development...

Thursday 5th January

Crofting Commission Elections 2017

Notice of election...