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Tuesday 31st May

Sport and Health Section - Slàinte Mhath!

Your Passport to Good Health : Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging everyone in the Western Isles to develop a healthy and active lifestyle.  The ‘Slàinte Mhath’ (‘Good Health’) initiative is a Council funded-scheme designed to encourage the use of Sports Centres from the Butt to Barra...

Climate Change Newsletters

June 2016...

REFERENDUM ON THE UK’S MEMBERSHIP OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – 23 JUNE 2016

With the Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union taking place on Thursday 23 June 2016, electors in the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Counting Area are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote before the deadline on Tuesday 7 June...

Monday 30th May

Community Land Conference

Over 70% of the population of the Western Isles now live on community owned land generating economic development throughout the Islands, the Community Land Conference in Stornoway heard at the end of last week...

Committees

June 2016 Series : Environment and Protective Services, Education and Children’s Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Sustainable Development committee agendas...

Outer Hebrides Factfile - Fact Cards

2016 Fact Cards...

Thursday 27th May

Press Release - Blue-Green Algae

Recent samples taken at Loch Branahuie, near Stornoway have indicated the presence of blue-green algae. The bloom has the potential to discharge onto Melbost Beach. Dog walkers using the beach should take care that their dogs do not come into contact with the algal scum...

Wednesday 25th May

REFERENDUM OF THE UK’S MEMBERSHIP OF THE EUROPEAN UNION – 23 JUNE 2016

Poll Cards have been issued to all registered electors in the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Counting Area. If you are voting in person the Poll Card will detail the location of your polling station or, if you are a postal voter, the address to which your Postal Pack will be sent...

Design Awards for the Hebrides

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar recently recognised outstanding achievements in building design at its third Design Awards event held last week in the Woodlands Centre, in Stornoway...

Europe Direct Information Centre - Outer Hebrides :  Articles, News and Events

New articles added:...

Tuesday 24th May

Western Isles Health & Social Care Partnership

Meeting Agendas : 24th May 2016...

Monday 23rd May

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Receives Defibrillator from Lucky2BHere Eilean Siar

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar was today presented with a defibrillator by Cllr Angus Morrison, a Volunteer Trainer and local Co-ordinator with the Lucky2BHere charity...

Comhairle Appoints Headteacher of E-Sgoil

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has appointed Mr Angus Maclennan as Headteacher of E-Sgoil...

Wednesday 18th May

Island Youngsters Collect Awards at The House of Lords

Mairi MacLennan, P7 Sgoil nan Loch and Hamish Scott S1 Sir E Scott School attended an awards ceremony at the House of Lords on Monday the 16th of May....

Traffic Regulation Orders - Draft Proposals for Consultation

Stornoway Town Centre (Prohibition of Waiting) Order 2008 (Amendment No 2) Order 2016
B895 Newmarket to North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis (40MPH) Speed Limit Order 2012 (Gress Extension) Amendment Order 2016

Tuesday 17th May

Election Office : EU Referendum - 23 June 2016

A referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016...

Monday 16th May

Zero Waste Western Isles - Blue and Green Recycling Bins

Updated : Blue and Green Collection Dates – Lewis and Harris...

Press Release - Trading Standards warn Businesses over UK Data Control Scam

Trading Standards are again warning local businesses over a scam letter headed “ UK-Data Control” Scotland Business...

Thursday 12th May

Press Release - Trading Standards Warning for local businesses

Trading standards are again reminding local businesses to be aware of charity publishing scams which ask for sponsorship for booklets which they claim are going to be distributed to local schools...

Children's Hearings Panel Practice Advisors - Eilean Siar

Support children and young people through supporting panel members – become a Panel Practice Advisor...

Tuesday 10th May

Press Release - Comhairle Awards Capital Grants For Community Projects

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has announced Grant awards from the sixth-round of its Community Capital Grant Fund (CCGF) to support four community economic development projects worth over £4.2m...

Press Release - Royal National Mòd 2016, Western Isles- Piping Competitions

With preparations for Mòd 2016, Western Isles well underway, An Comunn Gàidhealach would like to remind any potential senior and junior piping competitors that the entry deadline for Mòd 2016 piping competitions is Friday 8th July 2016...

Press Release - Study Examines Feasibility of Extending Air Discount Scheme

Research is being carried out to explore the feasibility of the Scottish Government reintroducing the Air Discount Scheme for all types of business users and extending the scheme to include local authority personnel, as well as individual travellers...

Monday 9th May

Bus Timetables - North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist & Eriskay

North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist & Eriskay timetable revised...

Press Release - Europe Day – Event In Stornoway Library

The Europe Direct Information Centre – Outer Hebrides plans to provide information about the policies and institutions of the European Union on the 13th of May in Stornoway Library from 10am to 1pm...

Press Release - Local Committee in Full Swing for Mod nan Eilean Siar 2016

The local committee for Mòd nan Eilean Siar 2016 has established a detailed plan of upcoming events in the lead up to October, when thousands of Mod goers will descend upon the Western Isles...

Press Release - WISE Power Launches Best Community Project Award

Do you know a fantastic community wind project? Have you been involved in a wind energy project which has shown outstanding commitment to local people? Nominations are open NOW for the best community wind project in Europe!...

Friday 6th May

Election Office

Declaration of votes cast in the regional and constituency Scottish Parliamentary election...

Wednesday 4th May

Harbour Master - Visitor Moorings

2016 Inspection and Maintenance works are due to start on Monday 16th MAY 2016...

Fees and Charges - Cleansing

Revised fees and charges...

Monday 2nd May

Press Release - Stewards Wanted for Mòd nan Eilean Siar 2016

The local organising committee for Mòd nan Eilean Siar 2016 is appealing for volunteers who would be willing to help out as stewards during the weeklong festival being held between the 14th - 22nd October. You do not need to sign up for the whole week, you may only be able to help for a half-day, and that would be equally welcome.  A briefing meeting will be arranged to offer training for potential stewards...