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What's New

Thursday 30th October

Community Learning and Development - Community Learning Hebrides

Community Learning Classes : Monthly Bulletin - November 2014 added...

Business Gateway - Case Studies

Business Gateway helps put Gallery in the Frame added...

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais - Mens 5k

Mens 5k Saturday 22 November, information and entry form added...

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

Lane Swimming Timetable updated...

Ionad Sp˛rs Eilean na Hearadh

Full Timetable updated...

Wednesday 29th October

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Tuesday 28th October

Press Release - e-St˛ras Shortlisted for Gaelic Award

e-St˛ras, which was launched at the beginning of this year, has been shortlisted in the Education in Innovation section at the upcoming Gaelic Awards...

Community Meals

A spokesperson said: The Community Meals contract will replace the food preparation duties currently undertaken by homecare staff  or staff commissioned to provide homecare (such as Tagsa Uibhist). Responsibility for the purchase of the food remains with the service user as is presently the case...

Monday 27th October

Library Service

New books...

Online Petition

The Poverty Action Group in the Western Isles has created an online petition calling on SSE to have the 2p surcharge imposed on the Highlands and Islands removed with immediate effect...

Bus Timetables

Winter 2014 timetables...

Thursday 23rd October

Press Release - Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar honoured for excellence in procurement

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar has been honoured alongside the Scottish procurement community’s finest at the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2014/15, held at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel on 21 October...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Wednesday 22nd October

Planning Service - Performance Framework Annual Report

The 2013/14 annual planning performance framework report...

Education and Children's Services - Auctions / Sales

Sgoil Lionacleit : sale by highest bid of pottery wheels...

Press Release - Renewable Energy In The Outer Hebrides

Letters sent today from the Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell, to the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron and Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond on the issue of renewables development, or the lack of, in the Outer Hebrides...

Monday 20th October

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Backs Poverty Group on Electricity Charges Inquiry

The Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has backed calls for SSE to explain why consumers in the Highlands and Islands pay a higher tariff on electricity charges than consumers in the rest of Scotland...

Business Gateway - Case Studies

New case studies added...

Press Release - Comhairle nan Eilean Siar to Introduce Community Meals Service

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is to introduce a pre-prepared frozen meal service on a phased basis, beginning in Uist and Barra on 24 November 2014 and in Lewis and Harris from early 2015...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

Thursday 16th October

Press Release - Getting Ready for Winter, caring for vulnerable neighbours and relatives at this time of year

Over the coming winter months Comhairle nan Eilean Siar aims to provide a comprehensive Health and Social Care service; however the Comhairle would remind people that there may be extreme weather conditions, which could potentially result in Care staff being physically unable to travel to service users’ homes...

Wednesday 15th October

Press Release - SSE IMPOSE 2P PER UNIT SURCHARGE ON ISLAND CUSTOMERS

Members of the Western Isles Poverty Action Group were astounded to learn today that SSE imposes a surcharge on island customers (indeed on all Highlands and Islands customers) of 2pence per unit compared to consumers elsewhere in Scotland...

Public, Local and School Holidays

Scheme of School Attendance for 2015/16...

Tuesday 14th October

Press Release - Vice Chairman of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Sustainable Development Committee Writes to  Environment Minister

Councillor Donald Crichton, Vice Chairman of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Sustainable Development Committee has written to  Environment Minister Paul Wheelhouse calling on him to undertake an immediate review of the requirement for crofters to officially register their crofts...

Procurement - Supplier and Contractor Information

Supplier Survey Action plan 2014 added...

Press Release - Western Isles Residents Should Beware Of Doorstep Sellers

Trading Standards are warning Consumers to be wary when dealing with doorstep sellers offering tarmacking, household repairs, and the likes...

Press Release - Kara joins the Scottish Swimming Gold Squad

Popular young Stornoway swimming star, Kara Hanlon, has been inducted into the Scottish Swimming Gold Squad. After posting Commonwealth Games qualifying times, but narrowly missing out on selection, Kara has been identified as a growing talent and honoured with a place in the Gold Squad...

Press Release - Ionad Spors Leodhais Early Opening

CnES Sport and Health section are working with Swim Western Isles to develop talented swimmers at Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais, the Regional Sports facility for the Outer Hebrides. For a trial period of twelve months...

Press Release - Traffic Lights at Laxdale Bridge

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are working to make the traffic lights at Laxdale Bridge more efficient...

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

UC Navigational Warning - Hebrides Range, added...

Thursday 9th October

Press Release - Turbines Decision

The Comhairle has been informed that Scottish Ministers have taken a decision to refuse planning permission for two community wind turbines in North Uist, a wind turbine proposed for the Dark Island Hotel on Benbecula and two proposed for Bornish, South Uist...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: New website (European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional Policy) providing overview of how EU Cohesion Policy performs in each Member State..
Article: Europe Direct Information Centre (Outer Hebrides) event at Lews Castle College UHI...

Business Gateway : Business Idea Competition 2014

Business Idea Competition 2014 : For your chance to win an iPad Air and a business support package...

Ionad Sp˛rs Le˛dhais

October Holiday Timetable added...

Wednesday 8th October

Press Release - Concerns over sea transfer of nuclear waste

Cllr Angus Campbell, Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, has repeated concerns over the sea transfer of nuclear waste following an incident where a ship carrying such a cargo lost power and was left drifting in the Moray Firth...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Notice of Pool closure from Monday 13th October added...

Education and Children's Services - Child Protection

What's New In Child Protection - SCASE Bulletin - September 2014 added...

Monday 6th October

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

Article: Importance of Scotland’s EU membership...
Article: Hearings for the Candidate Commissioners...

Press Release - High Levels of Shellfish Toxin

Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of the Food Standards Agency has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Loch Stockinish, East Loch Tarbert and Loch Seaforth...

Friday 3rd October

Licensing - Occasional

Occasional license applications added...

Housing Services - Home Insulation Schemes

Home Insulation Schemes information updated...

Press Release - Home Care Service Redesign Consultations - Stornoway and Broadbay Area

The Social and Community Services Department of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has started to consult with home care staff and service users in the Stornoway and Broadbay area on proposals to redesign the Home Care service...

Thursday 2nd October

Press Release - Car Websites

Trading Standards are advising the public to exercise caution when buying cars and vehicles from the mainland using internet sites such as Gumtree. The department have received several complaints over the last couple of months where consumers have lost money to unscrupulous sellers...

Technical Services - Vacant Property for Lease

Property list updated...

Committees

September Series: Education and Children's Services, and Transporttation and Infrastructure committee urgent items...

Wednesday 1st October

Factfile

Labour Market, Population and Housewholds sections updated...

Licensing - Gambling

Draft Statement Of Policy - Gambling Act 2005...

Planning Service - Extant Applications

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

 

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