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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

What's New

Friday 19th December

Active Schools - newsletters

Issue 12 December newsletter added...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

New Year timetable effective Mon 5th January added...

Thursday 18th December

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: European Commission Representation in the UK produces Europe Direct in the UK Calendar...
Article: Rural Support Update ..
Article: CPMR welcomes the European Parliament’s Maritime Group..

Regeneration - Grant Applications

Expression of Interest Form updated...

Outer Hebrides Fact File : Socio-Economic Updates

Bulletin No.28 (December 2014)...

Finance and Corporate Resources - Financial Information

Annual Accounts 2013-14 updated...

Education & Children's Services - Probationer Teachers

Induction Guidelines for 2014...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Western Isles Biodiversity - Biodiversity Duty

Biodiversity Duty Delivery Plan updated...

Holidays - Year Planner

Year Planner for 2015 updated...

Wednesday 17th December

Press Release - Comhairle calls for action in response to official fuel poverty figures

The Comhairle has responded to recently issued figures which reveal that 62% of households in the Outer Hebrides are in Fuel Poverty, compared to a national average of 36%...

Press Release - Lewis Sports Pool Maintenance

The Lewis Sports Centre pool and spa will be closed to the public for essential maintenance from Monday 22nd December and will re-open on Monday 29th December...

Consultations - Current Consultations

Licensed Taxi And Private Hire Car (Where Fitted With Taxi Meter) Fare Structure added...

Human Resources - Organisational Development

Public Performance Reporting, 2015 calendar added...

Tuesday 16th December

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Common Agricultural Policy Rural Payments and Services - Final preparations for launch of New Online System...
Article: Increase in Key Fish Quotas for Scotland..

Building Warrant Applications - Performance Indicators

November Indicators added...

Monday 15th December

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Christmas Eve Sports Activities added...

Friday 12th December

Planning Service - Planning Applications

Area Responsibility document updated...

Press Release - Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

On Saturday, 13th December 2014 the Lewis Sports Centre will mark its 10th Anniversary since opening back in December 2004...

Bus Services - Bus Timetables

New Adjusted Bus Timetables W5, W6 & W7 routes effective Monday 15th December...

Planning Service - Planning Performance Framework

Feedback Report 2013-2014 added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Library Service

New books December updated...

Thursday 11th December

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Lane Swimming Christmas Holiday Timetable added...

Planning Application Guidance - Micro Generation - On-shore Wind Turbines

Pre-Application Consultation with the MOD, form added...

WIEPCG PRESS RELEASE - Significant Power Outage – Hushinish to Bunavoneader

A significant power outage has been identified in the area between Hushinish and Bunavoneader, Isle of Harris, which SSE Hydro are working to restore. Unfortunately this may take 48 hours to restore. In the meantime, WIEPCG has asked the Coastguard, Hebsar and Police Scotland to visit each and every property in the affected area, to identify any needs...

Press Release - BEAST Project

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is a partner in the Intelligent Energy Europe ‘BEAST’ project (Beyond Energy Action Strategies). From 2009 to 2012, the Comhairle led the ambitious ISLEPACT, Intelligent Energy Europe project, and produced a Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) for the Outer Hebrides...

Press Release - Update on Schools

The following schools are closed because of intermittent power supplies during the morning: Balivanich, Bernera, Castlebay, Eoligarry, Iochdar, Lionel, Lochmaddy, Paible, Pairc, Sgoil Lionacleit, Sgoil nan Loch, Uig...

Zero Waste Western Isles - News

North Harris Community Recycling Centre (Xmas 2014 Opening Hours (PDF, 90K) ) ...
Habost Household Waste and Recycling Centre ( Xmas 2014 Opening Hours (PDF, 345K)) ...

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction - Internet Access Points

Internet Access Points added...

Planning Service - Building Heritage Conservation

Stornoway Conservation Area extended...

Planning Service - Local Development Plan

Action Programme Review 2014 added...

Press Release - Fire Drill At Nicolson Institute

Power outages this morning resulted in fire alarms going off at The Nicolson Institute in Stornoway...

Wednesday 10th December

Press Release - UPDATE ON WEATHER DISRUPTIONS

Castlebay School to close on Thursday 11th December, all other Schools, nurseries, care homes, busses, bin collection, sports centres and other Comhairle facilities are expected to open as normal on Thursday 11th December. Alternative Home Care arrangements where necessary have been and will continue to be delivered as planned ...

Press Release - PUBLIC BUS SERVICES LEWIS

Update 03:00pm – Wednesday 10th December 2014...

Cleansing Services

Bin Collection Services : Route changes due to adverse weather conditions...

Press Release - PUBLIC BUS SERVICES LEWIS & HARRIS

Update 11.00 am – Wednesday 10th December 2014...

Tuesday 9th December

Press Release - Update on Severe Weather Disruption

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Wednesday 10th December. High winds are expected with gusts of up to 80mph and possibly as high as 90mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Holidays - Year Planner

Year Planner for 2015 added...

Press Release - New Crofting Minister invited to Islands

The new Minister for Crofting in the Scottish Government, Aileen McLeod MSP, has been invited to the Western Isles to further her understanding of crofting and in particular of the impact of Crofter Housing Grant scheme which will shortly be subject to a consultation by the government...

Press Release - Agencies On Weather Alert 

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands from Tuesday 9 December to Thursday 11th December...

Monday 8th December

Zero Waste Western Isles - News

There are a number of planned changes to Refuse and Recycling Collections in the Western Isles on Thursday 25 December 2014 and Thursday 1 January 2015...
(Public Notice: Bin Collection Changes Over The Festive Period (PDF, 185K))

Lewis and Harris Sports Council

Santa Run 2014 : booking form available for download...

Friday 5th December

Committees - Decision Reports

November Series: Decision reports for Policy and Resources and Audit and Scrutiny Committees...

Diversity and Equality Steering Group Information

June Meetings added...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: BEAST Project..
Article: Smith Commission - Scottish Government representation of the UK to the European Union...

Thursday 4th December

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Harbour Master - Forms

Marine Fuel Key Application Form updated...

Council Members

Members' training record 2014-15 updated...

Foodsafety - Labelling and Allergens

New Food Allergen Information Rules Factsheet...

Wednesday 3rd December

Committees

November Series: Policy and Resources, Health and Social Care urgent items...

Planning Service - Planning Applications

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar offices will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday 24 December 2014 and will re-open on Monday 5 January 2015. Please be aware that if you submit an application after 12 noon on 24 December, it may not be processed until 5 January. If you plan to submit an application it would be appreciated if you would do so in the week ending 19 December, if at all possible...

Licensing - Gambling Act 2005

Update: Statement Of Policy 2014 – 2017 - Gambling Act 2005...

Tuesday 2nd December

Licensing - Occasional

Occasional license applications added...

Lewis and Harris Sports Council

Men's 5K Results posted...

Monday 1st December

Committees

November Series: Policy and Resources, Full Council urgent items...
November Series : Education and Children's Services, Environment and Protective Services, Sustainable Development, and Transportation and Infrastructure decision reports added...

Press Release - Corporate Membership Partnership Between TalkTalk and Comhairle

TalkTalk employees in Stornoway will enjoy access to all Lewis Sports Centre facilities from 1st December 2014 through a corporate membership partnership between TalkTalk and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar under the ‘Slàinte Mhath’ sports facility access scheme; this programme has been used as an example of good practice nationally and the Comhairle’s investment in establishing the project has seen an increase of over 25% in the numbers using the facilities over the last four years...

Press Release - Barra and Vatersay Success at Green Energy Awards

Barra and Vatersay Community Wind Energy Project were awarded the Best Community Project Award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards which were held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Thursday 27th November...

 

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