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What's New

Thursday 24th April

Press Release - Nominations Sought for Outer Hebrides Design Awards

The second bi-annual Outer Hebrides Design Awards will celebrate high levels of achievement in quality design in the Outer Hebrides,...

Press Release - Sail Hebrides Launched at Outer Hebrides Tourism Conference

Sail Hebrides was recently launched in Stornoway and Benbecula at the Outer Hebrides Tourism Conference; Turning Our Assets into Experiences...

Planning - Designing Houses for the Outer Hebrides

The Outer Hebrides Design Awards 2014 updated...

Education - Policy and Procedures

Professional Review and Developmernt Policy updated...

Press Release - Comhairle Commended For Procurement Procedures

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been highlighted by Audit Scotland for good practice in its procurement procedures...

Library Service - Bookbug

New Bookbug sessions...

Wednesday 23rd April

Library Service

New books...

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

Notices 01/2014 and 02/2014 added...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Ionad Spòrs Eilean na Hearadh - Timetable

Timetable updated...

Tuesday 22nd April

Press Release - Western Isles Psychological Services – example of best practice

Western Isles Psychological services have been used as an example of best practice in the Annual Report to Parliament by Scottish Ministers on the progress of implementing the ASL (Additional Support for Learning) Act...

Press Release - Comhairle Welcomes Additional Funding for MG Alba

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the additional £2.1m for MG Alba announced by the Scottish Government during the cabinet visit to Stornoway last week...

Election Office - Community Council Election

An election is to be held for the return of six Community Councillors for Benbecula Community Council...

Executive Office - Corporate Policy - Performance

Public Performance Monitoring [ SPI1 (Corporate Management)], SPI2 (Service Performance) and SPI3 (Benchmarking) ] ...

Building Standards

Performance indicators updated...

Thursday 17th April

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Press Release On Behalf Of Pairc Trust: Pairc Estate Community Ballot

Ballot papers have been issued to all eligible electors within the Pairc Estate area...

Wednesday 16th April

Council Tax

Changes to legislation – empty homes...

Tuesday 15th April

Press Release - Comhairle Meetings In Benbecula

For the first time since 2002, formal meetings of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are taking place in Benbecula next week...

Press Release - Leader Welcomes Scottish Cabinet

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the First Minister’s commitment to working with island communities to boost the local economy using the natural, cultural and economic assets of the islands and has suggested that the Our Islands Our Future initiative, which seeks greater powers for island areas, is the best way to do that...

HM Inspectors Join Comprehensive self-evaluation of Comhairle’s Education and Children’s Services

In a post evaluation report, HM Inspectors have stated that they are “confident that the overall quality of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Education and Children’s Services self-evaluation is accurate and robust.” Senior managers, elected members and education staff are said to have “demonstrated a clear commitment to improving education services through self-evaluation.”...

Grants to Voluntary Organisations

Information and application forms for Heritage, Sport and Games, and Learning & Development grants...

Education & Children's Services - Quality Improvement

Validated Self Evaluation: reports added...

Press Release - Youth Employment Scotland (Yes) Fund – Phase 2

The Scottish Government has contracted with Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar to manage the delivery of the YES Fund for young employees in the public, private and voluntary sectors across the Outer Hebrides...

Monday 14th April

Election Office - European Elections 2014

Notice of European Parliamentary Election on 22nd May 2014...

Press Release - Comhairle Calls for an ETV based in the West of Scotland

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is again pursuing the case for an Emergency Towing Vessel (ETV) to be based in the West of Scotland, after Norwegian-owned MV Wilson Gdynia lost steering in a force eight gale at the weekend...

Committees - Urgent Items

April 2014 Series: Committee urgent items for Education and Children's Services, Environment and Protective Services, and Health and Social Care...

Press Release - Western Isles Poverty Action Group to Host Poverty Awareness Day

With ten percent of children in the Western Isles living in poverty, and recent studies suggesting that 70% of homes in the islands are struggling with fuel poverty, then even if you are managing to make ends meet, the chances are that you know someone who isn’t; but help is available...

Education & Children's Services - Aims & Objectives

Business Plan Priorities 2014-15 (inc. Business Plan and Summary 2014-15)...

Social and Community Services Department - Learning and Development (Performance Monitoring and Reporting)

Accredited Training and Skills reports added...

Poverty Awareness Day

Poverty Awareness Day (PDF, 260K), Thursday 24th April, 2pm - 4.30pm, Town Hall, Stornoway...

Thursday 10th April

Harbour Master - Rates and Dues at Comhairle Piers and Harbours

2014/15: Updated schedule of rates and dues at Comhairle Piers and Harbours and updated pier users letter...

Building Standards

Site updated...

Committees - Agendas

April 2014 Series: Committee agendas for Comhairle, Education and Children's Services, Environment and Protective Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Health and Social Care and Sustainable Development..

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Planning Service - Building Conservation

Guidance Notes and Application Forms updated ....

Tuesday 8th April

Child Protection - What's New In Child Protection

Current Items updated ....

Monday 7th April

Press Release - Our Islands Our Future: Westminster talks this week

Council Leaders from Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles are holding high level discussions with the UK Government this week on the Our Islands Our Future campaign...

Friday 4th April

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Updated Price List

Updated prices for all of Lewis Sports Centre's services....

Press Release - Building Skills Grant 2014/15

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has once again been able to allocate funding during financial year 2014/15 to support Apprenticeship training within the construction industry in the Western Isles...

Thursday 3rd April

Grants to Voluntary Organisations

Updated Heritage grant application form and guidance notes...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Masters Level Learning: Future Leaders In Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Schools

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been awarded a grant of £64,000 from Scottish Government. The award supports teachers who wish to undertake a Masters-level qualification in Education...

Licensing - Occasional Licences

Applications updated...

Fees and Charges - Cleansing

2014/14 fees and charges for: Trade waste, waste disposal, landfill tax, bin sales, skips, burial, interment, public conveniences, special and household waste...

Planning Service - Customer Survey Results & Planning Performance Framework

2013/14 Customer Survey Results and the Planning Performance Framework annual report...

Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) - Articles

New articles added...

Wednesday 2nd April

Press Release - Statement on Schools

All Western Isles schools have had condition surveys undertaken during 2012/13...

Press Release - Castle Grounds Regeneration Project: Saturday 19th April, Woodlands Centre - Castle Grounds

Come and find out more about the Castle Grounds Regeneration project. Drop in anytime between 10.30am to 4.30pm. Find Out More, Guided Walks, Take Part!...

Executive Office - Corporate Policy - Performance

Public Performance Monitoring [ SPI1 (Corporate Management)] updates...

Tuesday 1st April

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais

Easter holidays timetable...

Press Release - Transport Chair Welcomes Return of Isle of Lewis But Calls For Suitable Contingency Vessel

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chair of Transportation has welcomed the news that the Isle of Lewis ferry has been repaired but has again appealed to Cal-mac to have an appropriate back up vessel for contingency situations...

Bus Timetables

Summer 2014 timetable added...

 

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