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Friday 26th August

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

Community Library Consultation Summary...

Thursday 25th August

SGOIL BHRÈASCLEIT A’ COMHARRACHADH 30 BLIADHNA ON A DH’FHOSGAIL A’ CHIAD AONAD GHÀIDHLIG ANNS NA H-EILEANAN AN IAR

Chomharraich Sgoil Bhrèascleit air taobh siar Eilean Leòdhais an-diugh gu bheil deich ar fhichead bliadhna on a thòisich foghlam tro mheadhan na Gàidhlig ann an sgoiltean nan Eilean Siar...

Comhairle Calls For Rig Repair Works

The Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell, is asking the owners of the oil rig that ran aground off Lewis, to retain the Transocean Winner in the Western Isles for the undertaking of repair works and general discussions on decommissioning work....

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Wednesday 24th August

Transocean Winner Drilling Rig

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Coordinating Group met at 2:30pm this afternoon to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the semi-submersible drilling rig which was at Dalmore...

Tuesday 23rd August

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Primary gymnastics...

Monday 22nd August

Warning to Businesses - Holiday Accommodation Scams

Trading Standards are warning accommodation businesses about holiday scam enquiries/emails that are currently circulating local businesses...

Re-float Operation of Transocean Winner Drilling Rig at Dalmore

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Coordinating Group met at 10am this morning to discuss the public safety plan for the re-float of the Transocean Winner rig in the run up to, and immediately after, the high water this evening...

Friday 19th August

WIEPCG Update

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Coordinating Group last night hosted a public information meeting at the Carloway Community Centre regarding the ongoing issues surrounding the grounding of the semi-submersible drilling rig at Dalmore...

Cold Callers

There have been reports of a company up cold calling in the Stornoway area offering loft insulation.  A Spokesperson for Trading Standards said: “Trading Standards’ general advice to consumers is not to engage with cold callers.  Do not agree to any contract until you have had time to shop around and consider your options...

Ionad Sp˛rs Eilean na Hearadh

Timetable updated...

EDIC - Newsletters

August Newsletter added...

Wednesday 17th August

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

No. 05/2016 : Lochmaddy Harbour, Isle Of North Uist, Western Isles, Scotland...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Tuesday 16th August

Public Information Sharing Meeting – Thursday 18th August

The Western Isles Emergency Planning Co-ordinating Group is hosting a public information sharing meeting at 8pm on Thursday 18th August 2016 at the Carloway Community Centre...

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

ISL Primary 3, 4 & 5 Multi/Ball Sports, ISL Primary 1 & 2 Football Coaching 2016, ISL Primary 1 & 2 Football Coaching 2016, Pay and Play Football Coaching 2016 Primary 3, 4 & 5...

Monday 15th August

UPDATE: Grounding of Semi-submersible Drilling Rig on Isle of Lewis

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Co-ordinating Group met this afternoon at 2:30pm to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the grounding of the semi-submersible drilling rig at Dalmore. The public are being asked to stay away from the oil rig Transocean Winner whilst ongoing assessments are taking place... The SOSREP and Transocean are now inviting the local community to a special public information meeting to be held at 8pm on Thursday 18th August at Carloway Community Centre,...

Sgoil Uibhist a’ Tuath

The Comhairle is very pleased to announce that the first phase of the new Sgoil Uibhist a’ Tuath has been completed by the contractors, Robertson Group, on time, within budget and to the expected high standard...

Friday 12th August

UPDATE: Grounding of Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig On Isle Of Lewis

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Co-ordinating Group met this afternoon at 2:30pm to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the grounding of the semi-submersible drilling rig at Dalmore. The public are being asked to stay away from the oil rig Transocean Winner whilst ongoing assessments are taking place...

Thursday 11th August

Factfile : Socio-Economic Updates

Bulletin No.32 (August 2016)...

Business Gateway : Workshop Programme

DigitalBoost Workshops in Balivanich and Stornoway...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Wednesday 10th August

Traffic Regulation Order : Dalmore Village Road, Carloway, Isle Of Lewis (TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE)

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, under section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, hereby give notice of the temporary road closure of the Dalmore Village road from 8th August 2016...

UPDATE: Grounding of Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig On Isle Of Lewis

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Co-ordinating Group met this afternoon at 2pm to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the grounding of the semi-submersible drilling rig at Dalmore. The public are being asked to stay away from the oil rig Transocean Winner whilst ongoing assessments are taking place...

Have Your Say On Island Air Services

Consultation events on inter island air services will be held in the Western Isles next week on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th August. The consultation events present the public with an opportunity to have their say on how these services are run...

Tuesday 9th August

UPDATE: Grounding of semi-submersible drilling rig on Isle of Lewis

The multi-agency Western Isles Emergency Planning Co-ordinating Group met this afternoon to discuss the ongoing issues surrounding the grounding of the semi-submersible drilling rig at Dalmore. The public are being asked to stay away from the oil rig Transocean Winner whilst ongoing assessments are taking place...

Comhairle Welcomes Consistently Strong Performance in 2016 SQA Examinations

Learners in Eilean Siar have performed consistently well in SQA examinations, according to the data released today...

Monday 8th August

Italian Ambassador to the UK to Visit the Western Isles

The Italian Ambassador to the UK will be welcomed by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Convener, Cllr Norman A. MacDonald and Chief Executive, Malcolm Burr, at a concert “A Musical Journey”, at An Lanntair, Stornoway this evening, 8th August at 7pm. Hosted by the Comhairle and the Italian Cultural Institute of Edinburgh, the concert will be performed by Italian duo Panè – Villani. The duo will take the audience on a musical journey through varied cultures and styles, sharing with the public their talent and passion for the universal language of music...

Thursday 4th August

Planning Performance Framework

Annual Report 2015-2016...

Wednesday 3rd August

Levels of Shellfish Toxin Back to Safe Levels

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified that the high levels of shellfish toxins identified in Loch Leurbost in Lewis on 13 July 2016 have returned to safe levels...

Tuesday 2nd August

New Public Bus Services for Barra and Vatersay

A new timetable will take effect from Thursday 18 August 2016 : Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have recently awarded the new public bus service contract to Hector MacNeil, Tangusdale, Barra following a procurement exercise involving the local community through a Participatory Budgeting process...

Cleansing Services - Organic and Residual Bin Collection

Collection dates updated...

BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

Recent samples taken at Loch a Bhaile, Shawbost have indicated the presence of blue-green algae.  As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided...