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Monday 10th December

Heritage Network Conference to be held in January

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Sustainable Development Committee last week agreed that the next Heritage Network Conference for Comainn Eachdraidh and other community organisations will be held on 17, 18 and 19 January 2018 at Sgoil Lionacleit, Isle of Benbecula....

Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)

At last week’s meeting of the Sustainable Development Committee, it was agreed to transfer £141k of the funds earmarked for the Global Guarantee to the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)....

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Friday 8th December

Update on Services - Severe Weather Disruption

Evening bus services to and from Stornoway - All services are scheduled to operate this evening, Friday 8th December, but may be subject to disruption or cancellation at short notice......

Update on Road Conditions

The Western Isles are today experiencing the wintery conditions forecasted yesterday......

Committees

December 2017 Series: Agenda and Urgent Items - Comhairle; Policy and Resources

Thursday 7th December

Update on Services - Severe Weather Disruption

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice which is valid from 05:00 on Friday 8th until 18:00 on Saturday 9th December 2017......

All Schools in the Western Isles Were Closed Today, Apart from e-Sgoil!!

Due to the high winds from Storm Caroline, all schools in the Western Isles closed to pupils today, Thursday 7th December 2017......

Clothing Grant

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee is recommending an increase in the family income threshold for Clothing Grant applications from £16,105 to £20,000......

Sports Council Funding

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services have agreed to continue funding for the two local Sports Councils through devolving £13k to the Lewis and Harris Sports Council and £8.5k to the Uist and barra Sports Council....

Committees

December 2017 Series: Agenda - Audit and Scrutiny; Planning Applications Board
Added: Comhairle Year planner 2018 ....

Wednesday 6th December

Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

Storm Caroline is expected to bring high winds with gusts of up to 90mph. An amber warning has been issued by the Met Office.....

Best Value in Ferry Services

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have agreed to support the Minister for Transport and the Islands and his team at Transport Scotland in working with CalMac and CMAL to respond to and address concerns expressed in the recent Audit Scotland report....

Severe weather conditions – Let us all be Winter Ready!

Whether it’s at home, on the move, in the workplace, or in your community, we all need to consider the risk of severe weather....

Young people and the decision making processes

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee are aiming to increase young people’s participation in its decision making processes.....

Monday 4th December

Committees

December 2017 Series: Urgent Items - Communities and Housing, Education, Sport and Children’s Services, Sustainable, Transportation ....

Outer Hebrides LEADER Youth Fund

The Outer Hebrides LEADER 2014-2020 Programme is delighted to announce the launch of their unique fund, specifically designed to support Young People. The fund is being delivered in partnership with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and the Bridge Community Centre.....

Friday 1st December

Comhairle Leader Condemns Royal Bank of Scotland Decision

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Leader, Cllr Roddie Mackay, has condemned the decision of the Royal Bank of Scotland to remove the Castlebay branch without any consultation with local residents, local businesses or the Comhairle.....

Nicolson Institute A Successful at National Debate 2017

The final of the 2017 National Gaelic Schools Debate took place at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 29 November.....