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Friday 31st March

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Thursday 30th March

Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017

Added: Situation of Polling Stations; Notice of Election Agents...

Organisational Development- Performance Monitoring and Reporting

Updated: SPI3 reports...

Organisational Development - Service Business Plans 2017/18:

Added: 2017-18 plans...

Traffic Regulation Orders : Draft Proposals for Consultation

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (Off-Street) Parking Places(Pay & Display) Order 2017...

FOR SALE BY OFFER - KALLIN ICE PLANT

The Comhairle is offering for sale (decommission and removal) by sealed bid, the Kallin Ice Plant located at Kallin Harbour, Grimsay, Isle of North Uist HS6 5HY. The plant can be inspected at the location noted...

Ionad Spòrs Eilean na Hearadh

Added: Easter Timetable...

Wednesday 29th March

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Elections 2017

A list of the nominations for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Election 2017 is available...

Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017

Added: Notice of Poll (PDF, 283k) ...

Organisational Development- Performance Monitoring and Reporting

Updated: SPI1 & SPI2 reports...

Organisational Development- SPI3 Benchmarking

Added: local perspective reports 2015/16...

Tuesday 28th March

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Added: Easter Timetable & Lane Swimming Timetable...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Added: Easter Motiv8 Activities...

Monday 27th March

Crown Estate Consultation Ends on 29th March

With just two days to go of the Scottish Government consultation on the Crown Estate, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is reminding people to make their views known. The consultation ends on 29th March...

Friday 24th March

The Returning Officer, Mr Malcolm Burr, is reminding prospective candidates wishing to stand for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar local government election that the deadline for submitting nomination forms is 4.00pm on Wednesday 29 March 2017...

Thursday 23rd March

Bus Services - Western Isles Bus Timetables

Updated: 2017/18 Bus Timetables...

Tuesday 21st March

Stornoway Library Coffee Shop Auction of Furniture and Equipment

A range of surplus catering equipment is being offered for sale by the Comhairle...

Local Community Invited To New Dual Fuel Ferry Meeting

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) will host a series of public meetings to update communities on the design and build of the new dual fuel vessel for the Skye Triangle route and to discuss harbour infrastructure at Uig, Tarbert (Harris) and Lochmaddy....

Tell us about your area and help to shape services

How are the services in your area? Do you think you need more targeted bus services, more flexible GP access or better access to the natural environment? Or would you like to tell us what we do, and should keep doing, well?...

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to participate in World Earth Hour 2017

For the eight year running, the Comhairle will participate in World Earth Hour. Last year more than 10 million people in the UK, 172 countries and 7,000 towns and cities, took part in the world’s largest participation event....

Monday 20th March

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

added: Easter Swimming Pool Activities...

Friday 17th March

Crofting Commission Election

Added: Results....

Equality and Diversity - Comhairle Equality Outcomes 2017 – 2021

added: Equality Outcome consultation...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Wednesday 15th March

Crofting Commission Election Count - Social Media Coverage

The count for the Crofting Commission Elections will take place in the Stornoway Town Hall from 10am on Friday 17th March 2017....

Gaelic Student Placement Scheme 2017

In co-conjunction with Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are offering an opportunity to students with Gaelic skills to be employed for ten weeks during summer 2017 in the Western Isles with organisations which use Gaelic in the workplace every day....

Sgioba na Gàidhlig - Sgeama Greis Gnìomhachais nan Oileanach 2017

Ann an co-bhonn le Bòrd na Gàidhlig, tha Comhairle nan Eilean Siar a’ tabhann cothroim do dh’ oileanaich le sgilean Gàidhlig a bhith a’ cosnadh airson deich seachdainean as t-samhradh 2017 aig buidhnean a tha a’ cleachdadh Gàidhlig mar mheadhan obrach gu làitheil. Faodaidh na deich seachdainean a ruith aig àm sam bith thairis air an t-samhradh, ach feumaidh an greis gnìomhachais a bhith deiseil ro 31 Lùnastal, 2017....

Monday 13th March

Crofting Commission Elections - 13 March 2017

Postal voting packs for the four contested constituencies in the Crofting Commission Elections must be returned to The Returning Officer, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway by 4.00pm on Thursday 16 March 2017....

Notice of Election - Election of Councillors

Councillors are to be elected for each of the 9 wards of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. The number of Councillors to be elected for each ward is as follows:...

Friday 10th March

Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017

Nomination Pack added...

Thursday 9th March

Iolaire Commemoration

The Iolaire Working Group met today, Thursday 9 March 2017, to continue consideration of plans for commemorative events in the run up the 100th anniversary of the worst Royal Navy peacetime maritime disaster...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Added: Motiv8 Easter 2017 Activity Programme.

Western Isles Development Trust

The Western Isles Development Trust (“WIDT”) has agreed to work with the Lewis & Harris and Uist & Barra sports councils to distribute the £60,000 fund donated to the WIDT by Transocean...

Leader's Address to P & R

Cllr Angus Campbell, Chair of the Comhairle’s Policy and Resources Committee, has outlined some of the achievements of the Committee over the last five years....

Wednesday 8th March

Committees

March 2017 Series Decision Reports:Audit and Scrutiny, Policy and Resources........

Eilean Siar learners outperforming national counterparts according to new reports

Newly released data shows that learners in Eilean Siar are outperforming their national counterparts. The Scottish Government’s Initial Destinations of Senior Phase School Leavers....

Council Tax Bills

Council Tax bills issued by the Comhairle next week will see the first increases since 2007 following the reform of Council Tax bands by the Scottish Government and the decision of the Comhairle to raise an additional 3%....

First Modern Apprenticeships In Harris Tweed Weaving Awarded

Two island women have become the first to achieve Modern Apprenticeship accreditation as Harris Tweed weavers, a milestone for both the industry and the national Modern Apprentice programme which has never previously accredited an individual in self-employment....

Committees

March 2017 Series Urgent Items: Policy and Resources.......

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards Officers from Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are aware of doorstep sellers currently in Uist who may be selling tools and machinery....

Tuesday 7th March

First Minister Visits Ardseileach

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has taken an opportunity to visit the new Ardseileach Centre in Stornoway, during her recent visit to Lewis....

Committees

March 2017 Series Urgent Items: Comhairle.......

Monday 6th March

Local Government Election 2017

Information Meetings for Prospective Candidates....

Committees

March 2017 Series Decision Reports: Environment and Protective Services, Education and Children’s Services, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Infrastructure.......

Formal Opening Of Lews Castle, Museum And Archive

Monday 6 March will see the official opening of the Lews Castle Museum and Archive project by the Right Honourable Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The opening will mark the completion of a flagship cultural and economic regeneration project led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar....

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Committees

March 2017 Series Agendas: Audit and Scrutiny....

EDIC - Newsletters

March newsletter added...

Friday 3rd March

CROFTING COMMISSION ELECTION 2017

A number of replacement postal packs have been issued for the Crofting Commission Election. Due to an error by external printers, a number of the original postal packs issued had an incomplete address...

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

Added: Notices 03,04,05 2017...

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are advising consumers not to respond to a scam e-mail titled “RE:COUNCIL TAX REFUND – CONFIRMATION”....

PUBLIC MEETING – DEER MANAGEMENT

There will be a Public Meeting about deer management in Iochdar Hall at 7pm on Monday 6th March 2017...

Consultations Close Soon – Outer Hebrides Draft Local Housing Strategy and Proposed Local Development Plan

There is just one weeks left to get responses in to two linked consultations that the Comhairle is undertaking which look at the delivery of development and housing in the Outer Hebrides. Consultations on the Draft Local Housing Strategy (LHS) and Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) are due to close on Friday 10th March...

Comhairle Welcomes Loganair Proposals

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed proposals from Loganair described at a meeting of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week....

Thursday 2nd March

Committees

March 2017 Series Agendas: Comhairle; Policy and Resources....

Wednesday 1st March

Committees

Updated: Comhairle timetable : Committee week 6 - 10 March...