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Monday 30th June

Queen’s Baton Relay Evening Celebration Event Timetable

Tuesday 8th July – Perceval Square, Stornoway...

CnES Performance Management 2013/14

Service Business Plans 2013/14 - End of Year Progress Reports by Department...

Friday 27th June

Licensing - Premises Licences

Applications updated...

Castlebay Sports Centre

Summer Timetable Updated...

Arts and Culture - Made in the Outer Hebrides

Made in the Outer Hebrides: Visual Arts and Crafts Guide 2014 added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

New Books List Updated...

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader and Chair of Transportation To Write to Transport Minister

Following a meeting with Keith Brown and Transport Scotland on 12 June and after a full debate at CNES Transport and Infrastructure committee this week, the Comhairle has agreed that Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader, Cllr Angus Campbell, and Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Cllr John Mackay, will write to the Transport Minister about concerns...

Press Release - High Levels of Shellfish Toxin - West Loch Roag in Lewis

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of the Food Standards Agency has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in West Loch Roag in Lewis...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Swimming Pool

Lane Swimming Timetable Updated...

Thursday 26th June

Committees

June series: Policy & Resources urgent items...

Wednesday 25th June

Press Release - European Community Development Programmes Seek Your Views

The Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership appointed Comhairle nan Eilean Siar as the local lead partner to develop the Outer Hebrides 2014-2020 LEADER and European Marine and Fisheries Fund...

Committees

June series: Audit & Scrutiny agenda...

Tuesday 24th June

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Timetable

Full Timetable PDF updated...

Press Release - Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay - Western Isles

60 local Batonbearers will carry the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton the length of the Western Isles on July 8th with community celebration events taking place at Castlebay, Daliburgh, Liniclate, Tarbert, Lionel and Stornoway...

Committees

June series: Education & Children's Services, Environment & Protective Services, Sustainable Development, Transportation and Infrastructure decision reports...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: LIFE multiannual work programme 2014-2017
Article: The Water Supplies (Water Quality)(Scotland) Regulations 2014
Article: LEADER Innse Gall Survey - For the attention of young people under 24

Monday 23rd June

Food Safety - Shellfish

Shellfish : FSA Scotland Classification Report 2014-15...

Outer Hebrides Factfile - Fact Cards

Fact Cards 2014...

Equality and Diversity - Equality Impact

2014-15 Initial Impact Assessment - Benefits and Counter Fraud Business Plan added...

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre - Motiv8

Summer MOTIV8 activity programme...

Thursday 19th June

Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 - Queen's Baton Relay

Queen’s Baton Relay Coming to the Western Isles!...

Press Release - Audit Of Best Value – Follow Up: Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

At its meeting on 15 May 2014 the Accounts Commission considered the “Audit of Best Value: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar” Report...

Press Release - HIE Events in Lionacleit and Stornoway to Mark the Passing of the Queens Baton Relay

As the Outer Hebrides welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is hosting two events on Tuesday 8 July to mark the historic occasion. The first event will be held at the HIE offices in Lionacleit...

Press Release - Benbecula Schoolboy selected as Finalist in 2014 Inspire>Aspire Poster Competition

Benbecula schoolboy David Johnson Alexander has been selected as a National finalist in the 2014 INSPIRE>ASPIRE:Global Citizens in the Making poster competition...

Committees

June series: Health and Social Care urgent items...

Wednesday 18th June

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Press Release - Young Engineers Success at Murrayfield

A group of 4 pupils from Sgoil Lionacleit recently took part in a national competition as part of the ‘Celebrating Engineering’ event at Murrayfield on Thursday 5th June...

Press Release - Blue-Green Algae - Loch Stranndabhat

Recent samples taken at Loch Stranndabhat, Lochs have indicated the presence of blue-green algae.  As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided.  Adjoining landowners and fishing interests have been advised of the situation as have the Environmental Health section of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Western Isles NHS Board...

Committees

June series: Environment and Protective Services urgent items...

Audit Of Best Value – Follow Up: Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

At its meeting on 15 May 2014 the Accounts Commission considered the above Report.  The Commission was encouraged by the increased scrutiny and challenge of performance by councillors and by the progress made in how the Comhairle managed its work force, notably in the performance, learning and development of individual employees.  The Commission also noted that the Comhairle recognised the need to evaluate and act upon customer and citizens’ view more effectively...

Tuesday 17th June

Committees

June series: Sustainable Development urgent items...

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Education and Children’s Services Survey

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is currently running its annual education survey. The survey is aimed at all parents and carers of children and young people attending Comhairle educational establishments. The Comhairle would like the maximum number of responses in 2014 to gain an accurate and in depth analysis of areas which are working well, in addition to identifying key improvement areas...

Monday 16th June

Motiv8

Summer MOTIV8 activity programme...

Committees

June series: Comhairle Agenda added..

Friday 13th June

Press Release - Kerry Macphee

Kerry Macphee from Kilphedar in South Uist has become the first competitor from the Western Isles to be selected to represent Scotland at the Commonwealth Games. Kerry has been included in the Team Scotland Cycling Team to compete in the Mountain Bike events. ..

Thursday 12th June

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Committees

June series: Education, Sustainable Development, Transport and Infrastructue, Sustainable Development; Urgent Items added..

Development - Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices Updated...

Wednesday 11th June

Press Release - Electoral Registration Officers across Scotland act to ensure all postal votes count

Voters who made a mistake on their postal voting statements in the recent European Parliamentary Elections will be contacted by their local Electoral Registration Officer to explain why their vote was not counted...

Committees

June series: Environment and Protective Services , Health and Social Care Agendas added..

Tuesday 10th June

EDIC - Articles and Newsletter

Article: Draft ERDF and ESF 2014-2020 Scottish Operational Programmes
Article: June 2014 issue of the newsletter...

Monday 9th June

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Leaving EU poses “very significant risks” to UK’s future
Article: Recruit and Retain
Article: Atlantic Area 2014 - 2020 Public Consultation

Committees

June series: Education and Children Services, Sustainable, Transportation Agendas added..

Friday 6th June

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

New Notice - 12/2014 Eilean Glas added ...

Press Release - Litter Day of Action

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar and Police Scotland are carrying out joint patrols today (Friday 7 June) to take part in a Litter Day of Action to highlight the issue and to crack down on people caught discarding their rubbish irresponsibly...

Technical Services - Traffic Regulation Orders

2014 Traffic Orders Updated ...

Thursday 5th June

Harbour Master - Forms

Visitor Yatchs and Pier User Questionairres updated ...

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Wednesday 4th June

Executive Office - Corporate Policy

SPI1 - Assets, 2014 project summary reports added...

Tuesday 3rd June

Press Release - Survey on Enhanced Air Services Between Stornoway and Aberdeen

A survey on Enhanced Air Services between Stornoway And Aberdeen, which starts Monday June 2, is part of a study that has been commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in response to requests from groups in the Outer Hebrides for an enhanced air service between Stornoway and Aberdeen...

Committees

April series minutes added...

Monday 2nd June

Press Release - Still Time for Hebridean Photographers to Get Snapping!

There is still chance to get one of your photos included in the Eileanaich gallery of the new museum and archive.  We’ve extended the closing date for our competition to 23 June 2014 to give even more people the opportunity to enter...

Press Release - Comhairle Publishes Councillors’ Salaries and Expenses

The total for salaries and expenses for the 31 Councillors at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has decreased over the past financial year, figures released today show...

Building Standards - Performance

Building Standards Balanced Scorecard 2014-15...