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Friday 30th October

Press Release - Keose Glebe Ballot

Electors in the Keose Glebe Community Area are reminded that they have until 12 Noon on Tuesday 3 November 2015 to return their postal ballot papers...

Thursday 29th October

Isle of Harris Sports Centre - Timetable and Price List

Updated: Timetable and Price List - Monday 26th October to Wednesday 23rd December 2015...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Week 42 Shellfish Results 2015...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 28th October

Housing Services - Homelessness

Standards 2014-15 performance updated...

Licensing - Premises - Variations (Major)

Western Isles Licensing Board Applications To Be Considered : Applications For Premises Licences, Varioations (Major) ...

Tuesday 27th October

Press Release - St Kilda Mail Boat reaches Norway

The National Trust for Scotland took a group of 12 to St Kilda on 28th August 2013 for an educational visit. A teacher and 2 pupils from each of the 4 secondary schools in the Western Isles were accompanied by Alasdair MacEachen...

Press Release - LEWS CASTLE TRANSFORMATION ENTERS FINAL PHASE

The transformation of Lews Castle including the new Museum and Archive continues apace with public opening of the new museum and archive facilities to be phased in from early 2016...

Press Release - Budget Consultation Meetings

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be holding a series of budget consultation meetings throughout the Western Isles over the coming weeks. There have been a couple of changes to the proposed dates/venues for the budget consultation meetings with the Stornoway meeting now being held in the Council Chamber, the Westside meeting has been moved to Monday 16 November and the North Uist meeting will be in Paible School...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais / Lewis Sports Centre : Timetable

Update : Timetable: Friday 23rd October – Saturday 31st October 2015...

Monday 26th October

Bus Timetables

Winter 2015-16 Bus Service timetables published...

Fairer Scotland - Deliberative Event, Stornoway, 29th October, 2015

The Fairer Scotland conversation has been taking place over the past few months, giving people a chance to contribute their thoughts on what would make Scotland fairer...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar - Libraries And Opening Times

Library opening times: as of December 2015, the opening time for Shawbost, Daliburgh and Lionacleit libraries will be changing...

PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENTS

A series of public consultation events will be held in Lewis and Harris...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Press Release - First Allocation of Funding From The WIDT

The first allocations of funding to community groups from the Western Isles Development Trust (WIDT) have been awarded... 

Press Release - Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Honoured for Improvement Revenues and Benefits

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar has been honoured alongside the UK’s leading local authorities at the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation Awards 2015, held in Telford, Wednesday 7 October 2015...

Press Release - Crackdown on Unlicensed Car Sellers

Trading Standards Officers at CNES are advising residents to be especially wary when purchasing vehicles privately...

Press Release - Early Morning Opening to Continue at ISL

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has operated a twelve month trial period of early morning openings at ISL in partnership with Swim Western Isles...

Thursday 22nd October

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais / Lewis Sports Centre : Timetable

Update : Timetable: Friday 23rd October – Saturday 31st October 2015...

Building Standards : Building Warrant Applications

Performance Indicators Updated...

Wednesday 21st October

Press Release - Comhairle Welcomes Support For ETV Campaign

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the support of Highlands and Islands MPs in the campaign to re-instate an Emergency Towing Vessel (ETV) covering the north west of Scotland ahead of the forthcoming UK Government Spending Review...

Tuesday 20th October

Press Release - Budget Consultation Meetings

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be holding a series of budget consultation meetings throughout the Western Isles over the coming weeks...

Press Release - Be On The Lookout For Scams

Trading Standards CNES are reminding residents to be on the lookout for scams that are currently circulating in the islands...

Monday 19th October

Castlebay Sports Centre

Update: Pool and Fitness Suite Opening Times - Amended Timetable...

Thursday 15th October

Scottish Welfare Fund

From 1st April 2013 the Department for Works and Pensions abolished the discretionary Social Fund...

Council Members - Register of Members' Interests

Updated David Blaney...
Added: John N Macleod...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Wednesday 14th October

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

Tarbert Library : opening hours updated...
Online References : 'Access to Research' added...

Outer Hebrides Child Protection - Documents & Resources

Updated: Western Isles Inter-Agency Child Protection Procedures...

Tuesday 13th October

Business Gateway

Update: Workshop Programme...
Update: Approved Funding...

Harbour Master - News

News: Open Invitation To Inshore Fisheries Project Meetings / Drop-In Sessions...

Thursday 8th October

Procurement - Supplier and Contractor Information

Added: Policy for late and/or non-compliant Pre Qualifying Questionnaire’s (PQQ’s) and Invitations to Tender (ITT’s)...

Press Release - An Taobh Siar Agus Nis By Election - By-Election Results

John Norman Macleod has been elected as a Councillor for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in the An Taobh Siar Agus Nis ward...

Election Office - An Taobh Siar Agus Nis By-Election - Declaration of Results

By-Election result...

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Wednesday 7th October

European Direct Information Centre - Articles, News and Events

MEPs Debate and Vote on Geographical Indications for Non-Agricultural Products
Committee of the Regions calls for a Regionalised Rural Development Policy
What are your Air Passenger Rights as an EU Citizen?

Press Release - Former Councillor Passes Away

Mr Martin Taylor, who was Councillor for the Benbecula, and Beinn a Faoghla agus Uibhist a Tuath, wards from 2002 until 2012 on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, and a former Chair of the Western Isles Licensing Board, has passed away, aged 67...

Press Release - Welcome For Transport Boost

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the increase in the Air Discount Scheme to 50% announced by Islands Minister Derek Mackay today. It was also announced that ferry fares would be frozen for 2016/17...

Tuesday 6th October

Election Office - An Taobh Siar Agus Nis By-Election - Notices

Notice of Election Agents and Situation of Polling Places...

Performance Monitoring and Reporting

Updated: Accounts Commission Evaluation of Public Performance Reporting...

Press Release - AN TAOBH SIAR AGUS NIS BY-ELECTION - WEDNESDAY 7 OCTOBER 2015

WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW FOR 7 OCTOBER 2015 : Returning Officer Malcolm Burr is reminding voters in the An Taobh Siar agus Nis By-Election what they need to know to have their say on Polling Day...

Food Safety

News & Updates: Week 39 Shellfish Results 2015...

Monday 5th October

Building Standards - Performance Indicators

Performance Indicators updated...

Press Release - AN TAOBH SIAR AGUS NIS BY-ELECTION - WEDNESDAY 7 OCTOBER 2015 - POSTAL VOTING

Postal Voters in the An Taobh Siar agus Nis by-election are reminded that postal votes must be returned by 10pm on Wednesday 7 October 2015. If it is too late to post, completed postal packs can be handed in at any Polling Station in the Ward or at the Election Office, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway...

Press Release - Rogue Traders

Trading Standards are issuing a reminder to Western Isles residents to say No to Doorstep sellers...

Friday 2nd October

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar - Library

New Books list updated...

Thursday 1st October

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Fuel Prices updated...

Committees

September 2015 Series: Full Council urgent items updated...

Food Safety - Shellfish Harvesting

Shellfish Registration Request Form updated...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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