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Tuesday 30th June

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: MEPs Reach Deal with Governments on Data Roaming and Net Neutrality
Article: How to Improve Aviation Safety in the EU Following the Germanwings Crash
Article: How the EU and Member States Spent €56.5 billion in 2013 Fighting Poverty World-Wide

Finance & Corporate Resources - Financial Information

Added: Draft Annual Accounts 2014-15...

Election Office - UK Parliamentary Election 7 May 2015 - Notices

Added: Notice of Times for Inspecting Returns as to Election Expenses...

Library Service

Seirbheis Leabharlainn airson an Àm ri Teachd (A Library Service for the Future) : Western Isles Libraries Forward Plan, 2015 – 2018...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Shellfish Results 2015 - Week 25...

Licensing - Occasional

Occasional licence applications updated...

Monday 29th June

Press Release - Kara breaks Island Games Record in 50m Breaststroke Heats

Kara Hanlon from Stornoway swam 31.33 seconds in the heats of the 50m Breaststroke this morning to break the Island Games record and become the tenth fastest British swimmer of all time at this event; an amazing performance...

Ionad Spòrs Eilean na Hearadh

Added: Summer Timetable...

Planning Service - Planning Performance Framework

Added: Planning Performance Framework Annual Report 2014-2015...

Press Release - A LIBRARY SERVICE FOR THE FUTURE

The first national public library strategy for Scotland – Ambition & Opportunity: a Strategy for Public Libraries in Scotland 2015-2020’ was published on 2 June 2015...

Friday 26th June

Council Members

Training Record updated...

Thursday 25th June

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Summer 2015 Pool Activities...

Equality and Diversity - Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming

Updated: Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report & Progress Report...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 24th June

Equality and Diversity - Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming

Updated: Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Press Release - MARINE DESIGNATIONS

The imposition of Marine Designations on large areas of the waters surrounding the Western Isles is totally unacceptable. That was the view of members of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar who attended a seminar on the issue in Stornoway today with representatives of SNH and Marine Scotland in which plans for Marine designations were discussed...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Further urgent items for Policy & Resources committee...

Tuesday 23rd June

Library Service - Closed Dates

Tarbert library closed dates updated...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Shellfish Results 2015 - Week 24...

Monday 22nd June

Library Service - The Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland

Go for a personal best this summer!  Sign up to the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland at your local library. (For 0 to 11 years!)...

Press Release - Comhairle Seeks Views on Corporate Strategy

The Comhairle is reviewing its Corporate Strategy for the period 2012-2017. The Comhairle is seeking the views of the public as part of this review...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Further urgent items for Audit & Scrutiny, Policy & Resources, Health & Social Care, Sustainable Development and Full Council committees...

Friday 19th June

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

Stornoway Port Authority - Red Arrows Display added...

Human Resources - Organisational Development - SPI3 - Benchmarking

LGBF Outcome Reports Looked after Children Overview added...

Thursday 18th June

Press Release - Support For Meeting With Scottish Government Over Designations

The Chair of Sustainable Development on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has repeated a call for a ten year moratorium on environmental designations in the Western Isles..

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Further urgent items for Education & Children's Services, Sustainable Development and Transportation & Infrastructure committees...

Consultation - Community Councils

Community Councils : The Comhairle is seeking comments on the provisions within the scheme relating to membership, co-opted members and boundaries...

Press Release - Armed Forces Events – Monday 22nd and Monday 29th June

The Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event will take place at Perceval Square, Stornoway at 10am on Monday 22nd June. Nicolson Pipers will be in attendance and members of the Boys’ Brigade will raise the flag...

Wednesday 17th June

Technical Services - Vacant Property and Land for Lease

Available for Lease : Ardmhor Waiting Room Servery...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Agenda for Full Council...

Tuesday 16th June

Active Schools : MOTIV8 Summer 2015

Activities booklet...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Urgent items for Environment & Protective Services committee...

Building Standards - Performance Indicators

Performance Indicators updated...

Monday 15th June

Human Resources - Organisational Development - Performance Management

Service Business Plans 2014/15 - End of Year Progress Reports added...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Shellfish Results 2015 - Week 23...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Agendas for Audit & Scrutiny and Policy & Resources committees...
June 2015 Series : Urgent items for Education & Children's Services, Environment & Protective Services, Sustainable Development and Transportation & Infrastructure committees...

Thursday 11th June

Press Release - NEW LAWS GIVE EXTRA PROTECTION WHEN BUYING GOODS

Trading Standards officers are reminding Consumers that new laws which were introduced last year replacing The Doorstep Selling Regulations, give extra protection when buying goods and services from home. These rules also apply to home improvement, repair and maintenance works...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Zero Waste Western Isles - Visits

Schools visits, Breasclete Croilgean and Stornoway Primary P1&2 added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Committees

June 2015 Series : Health & Social Services agenda...

Outer Hebrides Child Protection Committee

Minutes of Business Meetings, March 2015 added...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: General Report on the Activities of the European Union 2014
Article: Your Voice in Europe Website
Article: Comhairle Commits to ERASMUS+ European Minority Languages Project
Article: European Commission’s Consumer Credit Website

Wednesday 10th June

Grants To Voluntary Organisations - Learning and Development Grants

Forms and guidance notes updated...

Press Release - Island Leaders Back Campaign for Fairer Air fares to the Islands

Scotland’s Island Councils have backed a campaign on Facebook for fairer air fares to the islands. The page has accumulated over 11,000 likes over the first 3 days...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Timetable

Update: Summer 2015 timetable and lane swimming timetable...

Tuesday 9th June

Press Release - WIPAG Writes to Secretary of State for Energy

Western Isles Poverty Action Group has written to the Secretary of State for Energy, Mrs Amber Rudd MP, raising the issue of the 2p per unit surcharge on electricity prices in the north of Scotland. The move is in response to the Energy minister’s call for the Big 6 electricity companies to reduce prices for consumers...

Licensing - Market Operators

Updated: Market Operator application form...

Monday 8th June

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

05/2015 : North East Isle Of Lewis, Western Isles, Scotland – Deployment of dolphin recording equipment...

Regeneration

Town Centre Legacy Fund Applications: Form and Guidance...

Committees

June 2015 Series : Transportation & Infrastructure, Sustainable Development, Environment & Protective Services and Education & Children’s Services agendas...

Press Release - Comhairle Will Work To Secure New Grid Connections

Responding to SSE’s announcement that they are not able to accept new applications to the grid, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has said it will work with the company to find new and innovative solutions to enable connections to the grid until the new interconnector is in place in 2020...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Shellfish Results 2015 - Week 22...

Library Service

New Books: May 2015...

Friday 5th June

Press Release - Official Opening of the Uist and Barra Sports Hub

The official opening of the new Uist and Barra Sports Hub took place yesterday afternoon with a special ceremony held at Sgoil Lìonacleit...

Thursday 4th June

Committees

Committee Timetables Updated...

Licensing - Occasional

Occasional licence applications updated...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 3rd June

Men's Health Week - 15th to 20th June 2015

Lewis and Harris events, 'Run Wild', 7-a-Side Football competition...

Community Learning and Development : Community Learning Hebrides

June 2015 classes...

Human Resources - Organisational Development - Performance Management

Service Business Plans 2014/15 - End of Year Progress Reports added...

Fees and Charges (Cleansing)

Fees & Charges (Cleansing): 2015/16 Standard Charges added...

Tuesday 2nd June

Press Release - Comhairle ‘Youth Champions’

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has two ‘Youth Champions’, Cllr Charlie Nicolson covering Lewis and Harris and Cllr Donnie Steele in Uist and Barra...

Harbour Master - On-line Forms

Updated: Pier Users Vessel Registration form...

Monday 1st June

Press Release - Comhairle Seeks Views on Corporate Strategy as part of Full Review

The Comhairle is currently reviewing its Corporate Strategy for the period 2012-2017 and considers that this is an opportune time (at the mid-term point) to review, internally and externally, the Corporate Strategy’s progress against objectives...

Press Release - Comhairle Leader Congratulates Highland Club on Scottish Cup Triumph

Commenting on Inverness Caledonian Thistle’s Scottish Cup Triumph against Falkirk on Saturday, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader, Angus Campbell, said: “I would like to congratulate Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC on their remarkable achievement...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Fundamental Rights Report Published.
Article: Summaries of EU Legislation.
Article: EU Energy Chief To Visit Scotland.
Article: Scottish Rural Development Programme Agreed By Europe.

Environmental Health - Air Quality

Update: Air Quality information...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Shellfish Results 2015 - Week 21...

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...