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Wednesday 29th June

Museum nan Eilean Public Opening – 14th July 2016

Museum nan Eilean at Lews Castle, Stornoway will open its doors to the public for the first time on 14th July 2016...

Tuesday 28th June

Community Library Service Consultation

A public consultation is taking place to review the community public libraries: Shawbost, Tarbert, Liniclate, Daliburgh and Castlebay. This will include looking at location, opening hours, use of technology and opportunities to work more closely with other Comhairle services and community groups...

e-Sgoil - Newsletters

e-Sgoil newsletter June 2016...

Friday 24th June

EU REFERENDUM, 23 JUNE 2016

Referendum Results...

Castlebay Sports Centre

Added: Summer Opening Times...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Added: Summer Motiv8...

Thursday 23rd June

EU REFERENDUM, 23 JUNE 2016

Malcolm Burr, Counting Officer for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Voting Area is reminding voters what they need to know to vote in the EU Referendum on Thursday, 23 June...

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar

Library Service Review...

Isle of Harris Sports Centre

Summer 2016 : holiday opening times and activities...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Summer 2016 : holiday opening times and pool activities...

Wednesday 22nd June

High Levels of Shellfish Toxin

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Loch Erisort in Lewis...

Put an ‘X’ in a box! Make sure you know how to have your say on 23 June

Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in the EU Referendum on 23 June...

Tuesday 21st June

Population and Migration

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to hold a seminar on the decrease in population and the demographic imbalance in the Western Isles...

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards are warning Consumers that there is a current fraud where island residents are being telephoned by scammers claiming to be from BT...

Monday 20th June

Scotland National Team Manager Visits The Nicolson Institute

Scotland Manager, Gordon Strachan, this afternoon visited The Nicolson Institute to congratulate the four football teams who were successful in lifting the North of Scotland Cup for their respective age groups...

Armed Forces Day Flag Raising – 20th June 2016

he Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event took place at Perceval Square, Stornoway, at 10am this morning...

High Levels of Shellfish Toxin

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Loch Seaforth, East Loch Tarbert (Sound of Scalpay) and Loch Stockinish in Harris...

Friday 17th June

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Accounts For The Year Ended 31 March 2016

Notice is hereby given under Regulation 9 of the Local Authority Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2014 that copies of the unaudited Accounts for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar for the year ended 31 March 2016 and all associated documents relating thereto will be available for public inspection at the Council Offices...

Press Release - Armed Forces Day – Monday 20th June

The Armed Forces Day Flag Raising Event will take place at Perceval Square, Stornoway at 10am on Monday 20nd June...

Thursday 16th June

High Levels of Shellfish Toxin

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Caolas Èirisgeigh (Kyles of Eriskay)...

Fundraising Cèilidh for Mod nan Eilean Siar 2016

The local committee for Mòd nan Eilean Siar 2016 is hosting a fundraising ceilidh in the Caladh Inn, Stornoway, at 7:30pm this Saturday - 18th June 2016...

Wednesday 15th June

Guidance from Trading Standards

Trading Standards have issued guidance for local Craft producers, charities and manufacturers...

Comhairle links with Refugee Week Scotland

The week that Scotland comes together to celebrate the contributions refugees make in Scotland is the week that the Comhairle Leader has confirmed that Syrian families will arrive over the summer months...

Tuesday 14th June

Education and Children's Services - Business Plan Priorities 2016-17

Updated: Business Plan Priorities...

Monday 13th June

JCC Meets with Crofting Commission

The Comhairle's Crofting Joint Consultative Committee met with the Convenor, Colin Kennedy, Chief Executive , Catriona Maclean and local Commissioner, Murdo MacLennan from the Crofting Commission to discuss issues relating to developments on Common Grazings and wider Crofting matters...

Friday 10th June

Committees

June 2016 Series : Comhairle and Policy & Resources urgent items...

Active Schools - Summer Motiv8 Activities

Thursday 9th June

Business Gateway - Assistance Available

Prince's Trust : If you’re 18 to 30, are living in the Outer Hebrides and have a business idea you would like to explore, then please contact the local Prince’s Trust office to chat through your ideas and we will discuss what support is available to help you....

Wednesday 8th June

Registration deadline to be extended - Last chance to register to vote in the EU Referendum

The Electoral Commission is urging voters who are not already registered to vote to make an application before midnight on Thursday 9 June...

Comhairle Rolls Out Emergency Life Support Training Across Schools

Western Isles Councillors have agreed to roll out a programme providing life-saving equipment and emergency life-support training to schools across the Western Isles. The Comhairle is the first local authority in Scotland to introduce Emergency Life Support onto the Curriculum for Excellence...

Cleansing Services - Organic and Residual Bin Collection Dates

Updated : Stornoway (inc. Commercial Premises)...

Committees

June 2016 Series : Comhairle and Policy & Resources committee agendas...

Friday 3rd June

EU Referendum – Briefing Meeting

There will be a briefing meeting for registered campaigners and referendum agents for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar voting area in Committee Room 1, Council Offices, Stornoway, Friday 10th June 2016 at 4pm.

Wednesday 1st June

Council Members

Members' expenses 2015-15...

Iolaire 100 Years On - Arts, heritage and publishing come together to remember the Iolaire, 100 years on from the tragedy

An Lanntair, Acair Books and the new Museum nan Eilean at Lews Castle have come together to collaborate on a project that will finally open eyes and ears to this tragic event, 100 years on...

Election Office : EU Referendum - 23 June 2016 : Notices

Notice of Referendum Agents...

BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF COMHAIRLE FUNDED PROJECTS ON BARRA & VATERSAY

Three major capital projects funded by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar on Barra and Vatersay are making significant progress, as evidenced by some impressive aerial photographs taken recently from a drone owned by local photographer, John MacDougall...