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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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Friday 30th January

LEADER Innse Gall

Outer Hebrides LEADER and EMFF 2014-2020 Programme update...

Thursday 29th January

Community Learning Hebrides

Community Learning Classes : Monthly Bulletin - February 2015 updated...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Press Release - Vice-Chair of Sustainable Development Welcomes Announcement on Regional Air Connectivity Fund

Cllr Donald Crichton, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Vice-Chair of Sustainable Development, has welcomed the announcement of “start-up aid” through the Regional Air Connectivity Fund...

Wednesday 28th January

Committees

February Series: Urgent Items for Education & Children's Services, Environment & Protective Services, Sustainable Development committees...

Press Release - Comhairle welcomes anouncement on Regional Air Connectivity Fund

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar welcomes the recent announcement by the Department for Transport for “start-up aid” through the Regional Air Connectivity Fund...

Press Release - Comhairle By Election

A By Election is to be held for the return of a Councillor for the An Taobh Siar agus Nis ward of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar...

Tuesday 27th January

Press Release - Ferry Meeting Hears Concerns

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar raised a range of concerns at today’s meeting of the Hebrides Ferry Users Group including the impact the closure of the Ullapool Linkspan would have on the communities and the tourism industry within the Outer Hebrides...

Monday 26th January

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Local Relevance of Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020..
Article: EU Enlargement Writing Competition..
Article: European Commission (UK Representation) Head Meets Scottish Parliament Committee..

Committees

January / February Series: Agendas for Education & Children's Services, Environment & Protective Services, Sustainable Development, and Transportation & Infrastructure committees...

Housing Services - Homelessness

Performance Standards 2013-14 updated...

Planning Service - High Hedge Notice Application Form

Froms and application guidance for High Hedges...

Friday 22rd January

Press Release - Braighe Closure Update

Bràighe – School Transport Police Scotland will review the situation regarding the Bràighe at 10am, and if it is deemed safe to open, the school transport run will take place thereafter between 10-10:30am....

Thursday 22nd January

Library Service

New books : January 2015...

Council Vacancies - myjobscotland Account Holders

Important information for myjobscotland account holders...

EDIC - Newsletters

January Newsletter added ..

Tuesday 20th January

Press Release - Cllr Archie Campbell Steps Down as Councillor

The Leader and the Convener of Comhairle nan EiIean Siar have paid tribute to the work of Mr Archie Campbell who is stepping down as a Councillor with effect from 12 February 2015...

Committees

January / February Series: Agendas for Full Council and Health and Social Care committees...

Press Release - Chair of Transportation Stresses Need for Adequate Timetables

Following on from last week’s taskforce group meeting with Transport Scotland, Cllr John Mackay, Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, has stressed the need for adequate timetables...

Building Warrant Applications - Performance Indicators

December Indicators added...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

Bookbug sessions updated...

Monday 19th January

Business Gateway - Approved Funding In 2014

November and December funding updated...

Public, Local and School Holidays

Occasional School Holidays - Mid Term Holidays 2015-16 added...

Zero Waste Western Isles - Blue and Green Recycling Bins

Collection dates for Jan to Sept 2015:Uist and Barra dates added...

Friday 16th January

Equality and Diversity - Diversity and Equality Steering Group

September meeting minutes added...

Equality and Diversity - Policies and Performance Monitoring

Equality and Diversity at the Comhairle – Summary Report 2013/14 added...

Thursday 15th January

Education and Children's Services - Consultations

Review of Education Provision:  Lionel School S1-S2 Consultation Report (Updated: Appendix E7 added)...

Wednesday 14th January

Press Release - Western Isles Residents Should Beware Of Doorstep Sellers

Trading Standards Officers and police are warning consumers of doorstep sellers operating in the area claiming to have been instructed by the Comhairle to assist with emergency repairs...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Business Gateway - Workshops

Workshop programme updated...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: The Council of the EU - Priorities and Programme of the Latvian Presidency ..
Article: Lithuania adopts the Euro ..
Article: The European Year for Development 2015..

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Timetable

Timetables updated...

Education and Children's Services - Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology - Assessment in Scotland 2014 (Position Paper) added...

Tuesday 13th January

Press Release - Plans to offer cheaper electricity tariffs for Outer Hebrides customers

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has appointed consultants MAR (Scotland) Ltd to provide business planning support for the establishment of an Outer Hebrides Energy Supply Company...

Press Release - Comhairle's Harris offices to re-open

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Harris offices will re-open to the public tomorrow after repairs to the roof, damaged in the recent storm, were completed...

Zero Waste Western Isles - Blue and Green Recycling Bins

Collection dates for Jan to Sept 2015...

Ionad Spòrs Eilean na Hearadh

Isle of Harris Sports Centre - timetable update Monday 5th January until Saturday 28th March 2015...

Monday 12th January

Press Release - Update on Weather Disruption

All schools and nurseries in the Western Isles are expected to open as normal tomorrow, Tuesday 13th January, with the exception of Paible School which will be closed due to problems with the heating system...

Press Release - CNES Harris Offices Closed

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has closed its Harris offices this afternoon due to storm damage to the roof. It is hoped that repairs will be completed later this week. In the meantime employees in Tarbert will be working at either Sir E Scott School or Harris House. An update will be issued once the offices re-open...

Press Release - Comhairle Emphasises Need for Full Consultation on Ferries’ Issues

Responding to an announcement from Calmac regarding a delay in the start date for the linkspan closure at Ullapool Harbour, Cllr John Mackay, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure, said, “We welcome the formation of the taskforce by the Minister of Transport and look forward to supporting him with the successful implementation of the Stornoway to Ullapool improvement works....

Thursday 8th January

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 Thursday 8th January and Friday 9th January. High winds are expected with gusts of up to 100mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction - Non-dependants

Non-dependant deductions 2015-16 added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Education and Children's Services - Consultations

Review of Education Provision:  Lionel School S1-S2 Consultation Report...

Wednesday 7th January

Press Release - Crofter Housing Consultation Launched

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Vice-Chair of Sustainable Development has welcomed a consultation on the Scottish Government’s Croft House Grant Scheme (CHGS) but says its recommendations fall short of expectations...

Harbour Master - Forms

Marine Fuel Key - Application Form updated...

Tuesday 6th January

Press Release - New Post For Director

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Director of Education and Children's Services, Mr Peter Carpenter, is taking up a new post as a Director of Education in Abu Dhabi...

Zero Waste Western Isles - Newsletters

Winter 2014 Newsletter...

Monday 5th January

Press Release - Child Protection Committee Report

The recommendations arising from an internal review commissioned by the Western Isles Child Protection Committee of the role of agencies in the life of Liam Aitchison have today been published on the Western Isles Child Protection Committee website...

Child Protection - What's New In Child Protection

Child Protection Committee - Internal Significant Case Review - Publication of Recommendations added...

Business Gateway - Workshop Programme : 2015

Free IT Engagement Workshops Timetable added...

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Timetable

Timetable updated...

 

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