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Wednesday 30th November


December 2016 Series Agendas: Environmental, Education, Transportation, sustainable..

Tuesday 29th November

Airdhantuim Community Council Election

The Returning Officer is reminding electors in the Airdhantuim Community Council area that the deadline for submitting nomination papers is 4.00pm on Wednesday 30 November 2016.

Comhairle Cautions Over Challenges Ahead

Councils across Scotland face significant challenges in the year ahead states a report from the Accounts Commission into Local Government finances. Responding to the report the Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell...


December 2016 Series: Timetable updated

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards Officers at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are asking businesses in the Western Isles to be on the lookout for a website optimisation scam.

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Friday 25th November

Nominations deadline for Airidhantuim CC

Electors are reminded that the deadline for submitting nomination forms for the Airidhantuim Community Council is 4pm on 30 November 2016. Nomination forms are available from the Election Office, Sandwick Road or at the website

Thursday 24th November

Comhairle Calls for new cash to be used for second ETV

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is calling on the UK Government to use part of the new cash fund announced in yesterday’s Autumn Statement for Civil Resilience and Community Safety, to be used for a second Emergency Towing vessel (ETV) based on the west coast of Scotland....

Leader Achieves Grants Milestone - £1 Million Awarded In 2016

The Outer Hebrides LEADER Local Action Group announced recently that over £1 million has been awarded in grants to community groups and businesses across the Outer Hebrides since the programme opened for applications in April 2016....

Comhairle Welcomes Expanded Flight Schedule

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed an expanded schedule of flights on Loganair services. The new schedule, announced today, will see larger aircrafts with increased capacity being used on Stornoway-Glasgow flights....

Doorstoppers Signage

CNES Trading standards Officers are reminding residents in the islands that they can print off Doorstoppers signage from the Doorstoppers Campaign page on the Comhairle’s website...

Tuesday 22nd November

Statement on Loganair

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has reacted to this afternoon’s announcement by Loganair that, rather than operating under a franchise agreement with Flybe, it has decided to operate flights in its own right from September 2017...

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards Officers at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are aware of doorstep sellers currently in Uist who may be selling tools and electrical equipment...

Monday 21st November

Museum nan Eilean Soirbheachail aig Duaisean na Gàidhlig 2016

Chaidh Museum nan Eilean aithneachadh airson a bhith a’ cur ris an eaconamaidh aig Duaisean na Gàidhlig 2016 a chaidh an cumail an Glaschu air Diciadain 16 Samhain...

Traffic Regulation Orders

added: B895 Newmarket to North Tolsta & Stornoway Town Centre....

Thursday 17th November

Airidhantuim Community Council Election 2016

Nominations are being sought for Airidhantuim Community Council....

Election Office

added: Information on Airdhantium Community Council Election...

Wednesday 16th November

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Supports Community Energy

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have strongly refuted the contention from Point and Sandwick Trust that they have not been supportive of the community energy movement. ..

Tuesday 15th November

National Grant will bring Harris Tweed Authority Archive to Stornoway

The Harris Tweed Authority archive will be brought together in Stornoway for the first time thanks to an award of almost £30,000 to Tasglann nan Eilean (Hebridean Archives) by the National Cataloguing Grants Programme...

Monday 14th November

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

added: Entry Forms for Swimming Gala and Mens 5k, both events on Saturday 19 November...

Election Office

added: Information on 2017 Crofting Commission and Scottish Local Government Elections...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

HebFlicks - The Western Isles Libraries’ Film Club...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Thursday 10th November

OHCPP Calls on UK Government to Work with Outer Hebrides on Renewables

The Chair of the Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership has emphasised that Renewable Energy has the potential to transform the economy of the Outer Hebrides if Government provides the required assistance and works with local agencies...

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Wednesday 9th November

Western Isles Renewables - Let Common Sense Prevail

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has expressed deep frustration and disappointment at the announcement by the UK Government that the islands would not be included in the next round of Contract for Difference –which is required to make island windfarm projects viable...

Working Together on Population Challenges

Agencies in the Outer Hebrides have pledged to work together with communities to combat falling populations and the demographic imbalance in the Islands...

Tuesday 8th November

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Thursday 3rd November

Concern over Renewables Opportunities

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has warned that the Western Isles stands to lose out on the huge opportunities of the renewables industry...

Tuesday 1st November

Western Isles Poverty Action Group

Angus McCormack, Chairman of The Western Isles Poverty Action Group has called for a number of actions to be undertaken to alleviate fuel poverty in the Western Isles...

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards are warning residents about a current telephone scam in the islands - particularly in Benbecula and Uist...