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Tuesday 9th February

Committees

February Series 2016 : Heatlth & Social Care : Urgent Items ...
Audit and Scrutiny ...

Women's Cancer Challenge 2016

Entry form...

European Direct Information Centre - Articles, News and Events

EU Islands - Call for Action to Overcome Permanent Handicaps
Europe Direct information centre - Outer Hebrides Visit to Sgoil an Rubha
Factsheet on EU support in Response to the Syrian Crisis

Monday 8th February

Committees

Updated: Budget Book : Budget Consultation Responses ...

Press Release - Positive Meeting Between Loganair And The Comhairle

Following their meeting with Loganair this afternoon, a Comhairle spokesman said ôWe very much welcomed the opportunity to meet with senior representatives from the airline in what was an open and frank discussion of the challenges facing them...

Press Release - Submarine Cables

Scottish and Southern Energy (Distribution) recently hosted a workshop in Stornoway, exploring the relative costs and benefits of protecting the underwater electricity cables laid by the company in the future.  Under the current regulatory regime, the cost of protecting these cables, by burial in the seabed or by rock ‘mattressing’, is passed onto electricity consumers in the North of Scotland in the form of a levy on the household bill...

Press Release - Comhairle to Continue the Case for West Coast Based ETV

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to continue the case, along with colleagues in neighbouring councils, for an Emergency Towing Vessel (ETV) to be based in the West of Scotland...

Stornoway Squash Club

If you are interested in being part of the club please complete the information sheet...

Friday 5th February

Committees

February Series 2016 : Comataidh Buileachaidh Plana Canan, Health and Social Care, Transportation & Infrastructure Urgent items...
Budget Book : Budget Consultation Responses ...

Thursday 4th February

Western Isles Fuel Prices

Updated: Fuel Prices...

Hamper Raffle for Mod nan Eilean Siar 2016

With the start of M˛d nan Eilean Siar 2016 just eight months away, the local organising committee are actively raising funds before the week-long event kicks-off on the 14th of October!..

Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership - Resettlement of Syrian Families

The Western Isles Syrian Family Refugee Resettlement Working Group has been working over recent months, with good engagement from all partners, in preparation for the arrival of Syrian families in the islands...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

Updated: List of Extant Applications and Proposal of Application Notices...

HAVE YOUR SAY - The future development of the Outer Hebrides

The Comhairle is consulting on a Main Issues Report (MIR) as part of the preparation for a new Local Development Plan (LDP), which will guide development and land use in the Outer Hebrides over the next 10-20 years. We are now mid-way through the consultation period, which closes on Friday 26th February, and the public are encouraged to comment and help shape the future development of the Outer Hebrides...

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction : Local Housing Allowance

Updated: Local Housing Allowance rates for 2016/17..

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction : Non Dependant Deductions

Updated: Non-dependant deductions in respect of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction for 2016/17...

Wednesday 3rd February

Budget 2016/17

Budget and Council Tax setting for 2016/17, departmental budget plans, and fees and charges...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

Library, New Books in January updated...

Committees

February Series 2016 : Sustainable Development and Transportation & Infrastructure agendas...

Food Safety - Shellfish Biotoxin Results

Updated: Shellfish Biotoxin Results...

Tuesday 2nd February

Press Release - INCREASE IN CROFTER HOUSING GRANT A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

The Vice Chairman of Sustainable Development Committee at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Councillor Donald Crichton, has said the increase in the crofter housing grant is a step in the right direction but that there is some way to go to make the scheme meaningful...

Committees

February Series 2016 : Education & Children's Services, Environment & Protective Services agendas...

Monday 1st February

Press Release - Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

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 Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd February 2016. High winds are expected with gusts of up to 90mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Press Release - SSE CONSULTATION ON SUBMARINE ELECTRICITY CABLES

Scottish & Southern Energy Power Distribution are hosting a Drop-in Workshop on Submarine Electricity Cables in the CALADH INN, JAMES STREET, STORNOWAY between 10.00AM and 2.00PM on WEDNESDAY 3 FEBRUARY...

Factfile - Socio-Economic Updates

Bulletin No 31 added...

Human Resources - Organisational Development

SPI3 - Benchmarking , Other benchmarking information updated...

Press Release - National Campaign Highlights How to Spot Signs of Abuse

The Outer Hebrides Child Protection Committee is supporting the first TV campaign in the UK to tackle child sexual exploitation, which was launched in Edinburgh on Thursday 28th January...

Business Gateway

Approved Funding In 2016 updated...