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Thursday 22nd December

Severe Weather - Disruption to Services - Update

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today at 12pm to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Friday 23rd December 2016. Storm Barbara is expected to bring high winds with gusts of up to 90mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Wednesday 21st December

Severe Weather - Disruption to Services - Update

An amber notification warning of severe weather from the Met Office remains valid from 12:00 on Friday, 23rd December until 06:00 on Saturday, 24th December 2016 - "A spell of very strong south to south-westerly winds is expected to develop on Friday...

Europe Direct Information Centre

December Newsletter added...

Committees

December 2016 Series Decision Reports: Audit and Scrutiny, Environment and Protective Services, Education and Childrenĺs Services, Sustainable Development, Policy and Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure...

Tuesday 20th December

Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today at 2pm to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th December 2016. Storm Barbara is expected to bring high winds with gusts of up to 90mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Monday 19th December

Ionad Sp˛rs Eilean na Hearadh

Added: Swimming Pool closed for Essential maintenance 21 - 27 December.
Added: Christmas & New Year opening hours...

Comhairle to Write to Government Expressing Concerns over HIE

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to write to the Scottish Government and to Dr Alasdair Allan, MSP, registering strong concern in regard to the removal of the Board of Highlands and Islands Enterprise...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Castlebay Sports Centre

Added: Christmas & New Year opening hours...

Friday 16th December

Outer Hebrides Child Protection

Leaflet launched for parents and carers whose children are involved in child protection investigations. ...

Thursday 15th December

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Added: Alteration to Timetable Tuesday 20th December...
Added: Christmas & New Year opening hours...

Modern Apprenticeships

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has recently employed 17 modern apprentices who will work in various departments within the organisation. All apprentices will be fully supported by the Comhairle and training delivered through e-Sgoil...

Employability Challenge Fund - Uist and Barra

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is launching an Employability Challenge Fund in Uist and Barra and is seeking expressions of interest from accredited training providers to deliver a range of activities that will enable individuals in Uist and Barra...

Wednesday 14th December

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

added: Christmas & New Year opening hours...

Trading Standards WARNING

CNES Trading Standards, Police Scotland and Tighean Innse Gall have received numerous complaints over the last fortnight regarding door to door sellers who are described as pushy and who claim to be working for the government....

Monday 12th December

Committees

December 2016 Series Urgent items: Audit and Scrutiny, Comhairle, policy and Resources...

Thursday 8th December

Committees

December 2016 Series Agendas: Audit and Scrutiny...

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

Added: Santa Run - Saturday December 24th...

Local Government Finance

Commenting on the Accounts Commission Report into local government finance and the fact that the Western Isles receives amongst the highest funding per head of population....

Comhairle Recognised for Community Engagement

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership and Hi-Trans have been recognised for the ground breaking work that has been undertaken to promote community engagement at the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2016/17.....

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Wednesday 7th December

Avian influenza

The Scottish government has ordered that all poultry and captive birds must be kept indoors, if appropriate and practicable, after an alert over avian influenza....

Traffic Regulation Orders

Temporary Road Closure Notice - Stornoway Town Centre - Christmas Lights 2016...

Tuesday 6th December

Committees

December 2016 Series Agendas: Comhairle; Policy And Resources...

Comhairle Welcomes Stability for Hebrides Range

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the news that the future of the Hebrides Range in Uist has been secured until 2028...

Friday 2nd December

Keep Safe - Keep Well This Winter

Our Hebridean Winter weather brings with it many difficulties and dangers. There are however a few simple steps we can all take to ensure that we are ready for severe weather conditions...

Public, Local and School Holidays

Added: School Term Dates 2017-18...

Thursday 1st December

Gaelic Writing For Children Award Is Launched

A new writing award, Duais Sgrýobhaidh do Chlann ann an GÓidhlig, has just been launched in the Western Isles...

Inverness Royal Academy Scoop 2016 National Schools Gaelic Debate

Two pupils from Inverness Royal Academy have emerged as the worthy winners of the 2016 National Schools Gaelic Debate competition...

Airdhantuim Community Council Election

Following the close of nominations the electors detailed below submitted valid nominations for Airidhantuim Community Council...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar - Mobile Library Service

Updated: Lewis and Harris timetable ...

Committees

December 2016 Series Agendas: Comataidh Buileachaidh Plana Canan...

Appointment of Donald Martin

The Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Cllr Norman A MacDonald, has welcomed the news that Donald Martin has been appointed by the Queen as Lord-Lieutenant for the Western Isles...