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Thursday 29th May

Press Release - Fifth Reviews of Local Government Electoral Arrangements – Public Consultation on Proposals for Councillor Numbers

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland today starts a twelve week period of public consultation. As part of the Fifth review of Electoral Arrangements, local people and organizations are being asked to comment on the proposals for the number of councillors in each council area...

Planning Service : Micro Generation - On-shore Wind Turbines

Planning Application Guidance : Micro wind advice...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Wednesday 28th May

Press Release - Warning To Consumers

Trading Standards have issued a warning to home owners in the Western Isles to be on their guard if they receive a visit from mainland based companies offering to carry out repairs to their property or driveways...

Press Release - Comhairle Welcomes RET Confirmation

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed confirmation by the Scottish Government that RET will be introduced on the Sound of Harris and Sound of Barra ferry routes but has called for the scheme to be introduced sooner...

EDIC - Articles

2014 European Parliamentary Election - Voter Turnout Increases...

Tuesday 27th May

Press Release - Comhairle Welcomes New Accounts Commission Follow Up Report

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the findings of the Accounts Commission Follow Up Report on Best Value and Continuous Improvement...

Education and Children's Services

Paible School : Sale of Equipment and Furniture...

Bus Timetables - Harris

Harris bus timetables: 2nd June to 26th October 2014...

Monday 26th May

Zero Waste Western Isles - Your Blue & Green Recycling Bins

Blue and Green Collection Dates - May 2014 to Jan 2015...

Election Office - Europaen Elections (Results)

European Parliamentary Elections 2014: Declaration of Results...

Friday 23rd May

Press Release - CNES Trading Standards Advise of New Consumer Regulations

CNES Trading Standards Service is advising local traders that important new consumer regulations are introduced on June 13, 2014 which will have an impact on their businesses...

Child Protection - Whats New in Child Protection

National Guidelines 2010 Updated...

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Thursday 22nd May

Development - Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices Updated...

Press Release - Supply to the Council, amended Castlebay event time

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is holding a number of events to support and encourage local businesses to apply for Comhairle contracts. Sessions will be held on a number of different topics such as Capital Programme Contracts, Grounds Maintenance and Public Transport...

Press Release - Supply to the Council Panel Members Confirmed

As part of a week of Supply to the Council events there will be a panel discussion event to consider how more local businesses can win contracts with the Comhairle. Panel members have been confirmed as...

Wednesday 21st May

EDIC - Article

The 2014 European elections: this time it's different...

Press Release - What voters need to know for Thursday 22 May

With the European Election on Thursday 22 May, Local Returning Officer, Mr Malcolm Burr is reminding voters in the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Area what they need to know to have their say on polling day...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

EDIC - Article

European Parliament Election - Radio Interviews added...

Tuesday 20th May

Factfile - Socio-Economic Updates

April - Bulletin No 26 added...

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Monday 19th May

EDIC - Articles

Article: Europe Day celebration with Stornoway Library
Article: European Road Safety Day

Friday 16th May

Business Gateway - Workshop Programme : 2014

Workshop programme updated, New workshops on June 25 & 26...

EDIC - Articles

Europe Direct Information Centre User Survey - Please give your views

Thursday 15th May

Press Release - WIEPCG Major Emergency Planning Exercise at Creed Business Park

Major Emergency Services Exercise organised by the Western Isles Emergency Planning Coordinating Group (WIEPCG) is taking place in the Creed Business park next week, Tuesday 20th May...

Sgioba na Gàidhlig - The Comhairle’s Bilingual Policy

The Comhairle’s Gaelic Language Plan updated...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Wednesday 14th May

Community Gateway - Community Capital Grant Fund Awards

2014 Grant awards updated...

Tuesday 13th May

Press Release - European Parliamentary Election – 22 May 2014

PROXY VOTING

Electors are reminded that the deadline to apply for a proxy vote for the European Parliamentary Election is 5pm on Wednesday 14 May 2014...

Press Release - Adult Learners Week 2014  -  Celebrating Adult Learning In Our Communities

A number of events celebrating adult learning in the Western Isles will take place during the week starting Saturday 17th May which is national Adult Learners’ Week 2014...

Museum nan Eilean - Photography Competition

Calling all photographers! A new museum will be open for the islands next year, enter this competition and your photo will feature in the Eileanaich Gallery...

Press Release - New Gaelic Resource Now Live Online!

e-Stòras, a new Gaelic resource, is now live online. The website, which was created by the Multimedia Unit of the Education and Children’s Services Department of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, is part of their remit to create educational resources for pupils in Gaelic Medium Education...

Press Release - Community Capital Grant Fund - Second Round Approvals

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has announced significant Grant awards to six successful applicants in the second-round of its Community Capital Grant Fund. Projects totalling £1.82m were awarded £225,287 in total funding from the CCGF...

Monday 12th May

Committees - Minutes and Agendas

April Series Minutes updated...

Press Release - CnES and Lucky2BHere Team Up to Install Defibrillators

CnES Sport and Health Section have teamed up with Skye based charity 'Lucky2BHere' to install defibrillators at a number of schools with significant sports facilities across the Outer Hebrides...

Thursday 8th May

Planning Service - Extant Applications

List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices updated...

Planning Service - Planning Application Consultation Protocol

The Planning Application Consultation Protocol Document...

Wednesday 7th May

Election Office - Polling Places for European Parliamentary Election 2014

Information about Polling Places...

Tuesday 6th May

Press Release - Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2014

May 19 – 23 is Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2014 and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar’s Accredited Training and Skills staff will be holding two “drop in” events in Stornoway...

Press Release - Supply to the Council

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is holding a number of events to support and encourage local businesses to apply for Comhairle contracts...

Monday 5th May

Press Release - Royal Visit to Stornoway and Barra

A warm Hebridean welcome awaits Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex when they visit Stornoway on Tuesday 20 May...

Press Release - Surface Dressing Notice 2014

The Comhairle’s 2014 roads surface dressing programme is commencing on the 12th May with 2 weeks of work in the Uist area...

Press Release - Join us at our Europe Day Celebration

Europe Direct Information Centre – Outer Hebrides plans to celebrate ‘Europe Day’ with Western Isles Libraries on the 9th of May in Stornoway Library from 10am to 1pm, and will also have a Europe Day window display in the library to celebrate the commemoration day...

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

NLB notice : AIS As An Aid To Navigation...

Thursday 1st May

EDIC - Newsletters

May Newsletter Added

Planning Service

Customer Survey added www.surveymonkey.com/s/2RJ7WW6...

Building Standards

Customer Survey added www.surveymonkey.com/s/2JFWNN2W6...
National Performance Outcomes added...

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to take part in Gaelic Twitter Day 2014

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be taking part in Gaelic Twitter Day 2014, today Thursday 1st May...

Press Release - Pairc Estate Community Ballot

Postal Voters -Final Reminder To Return Postal Ballot Papers - Voters in the Pairc Estate area are reminded that the deadline for returning Ballot Papers is today, Thursday 1 May 2014 at 4pm...

Development - Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices Updated...