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Friday 26th May

Scottish Government Regeneration Capital Grant Fund

The first of a series of major community projects delivered via Scottish Government and Local Authorities Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF) sourced by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar were completed recently in South Uist and Barra....

Thursday 25th May

Manchester Attack

The Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Cllr Norman A MacDonald, on behalf of the Comhairle and the communities of the Outer Hebrides has expressed sincere condolences to the family of Eilidh Macleod who have confirmed that she was amongst those who died in the Manchester attack....

Wednesday 24th May

Technical Services - Traffic Regulation Orders

Temporay Closure - Stornoway Half Marathon ...

Surface Dressing

Surface Dressing operations are beginning today in the Harris area for 3 to 4 days on sections of the A859 between Tarbert and Scarista....

Support for Castlebay Community School

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is ensuring additional support for staff and pupils is available at Castlebay Community School in the light of 2 pupils involved in the Manchester attack.....

Sport and Health in partnership with SFA and LHYFA - Events

Sport and Health in partnership with SFA and LHYFA are holding 2 events (Small sided Games 16th June and C – Licence In- Service 17th June) for coaches, parents and volunteers. ...

Tuesday 23rd May

Comhairle Flag at half-mast

At the Comhairle’s offices in Stornoway, the Comhairle flag and the Scottish Saltire are flying at half-mast as a mark of respect for all those who lost their lives in the Manchester attack....

Monday 22nd May

Comhairle Apprenticeships

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and partners will publish an extensive list of over 40 apprenticeships which will see posts created from the Butt to Barra, across a wide range of sectors and departments....

Passengers Encouraged to Book Ullapool-Inverness Coach Service in Advance

Following a successful pilot in 2016, customers on the Ullapool-Inverness coach route should once again benefit from extra capacity following an agreement by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scottish Citylink and the Highlands and Islands Regional Transport Partnership (HITRANS)....

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards are warning residents that there is currently an INTERNATIONAL FIFA WORLD CUP ONLINE LOTTERY scam letter circulating in the Islands....

Thursday 18th May

Have Your Say: Stornoway Vision

A Stornoway Masterplan is being developed which aims to develop a clear vision for the physical development of Stornoway, and sets out proposals to address the key strategic challenges and opportunities facing the town....

Sustainable Development

Cllr Donald Crichton, Loch a Tuath, was elected Chairman of the Comhairle’s Sustainable Development Committee on Tuesday 16th May. Speaking after the Committee, Cllr. Crichton said....

Consultations

Added: Have Your Say: Stornoway Vision...

Working Together for the Outer Hebrides

The newly elected Leader and Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will work together with colleagues for the benefit of communities across the Outer Hebrides....

e-Sgoil e-Ceilidh

This afternoon at 2pm, e-Sgoil will host its first pilot e-Ceilidh to enable schools across the outer Hebrides to perform as part of the same event....

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Chairs and Vice-Chairs

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar yesterday elected the following Chairs and Vice-Chairs:....

Tuesday 16th May

Leader and Convener Posts

Cllr Roddie Mackay has been elected to serve as Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar....

Chairs and Vice-Chairs

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today elected the following Chairs and Vice-Chairs....

Monday 15th May

Surface Dressing - South Uist

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar would like to remind the travelling public that, weather permitting, Surface Dressing operations will be taking place on the C89 Ludag area and the A865 Askernish area in South Uist from the afternoon of Tuesday 16th May....

EDIC - Newsletters

May Newsletter added...

UK Parliamentary General Election - 8 June 2017

Statutory Notices - Added: Situation of Polling Stations; Notice of Appointment of Election Agents ....

Leabharlainn nan Eilean Siar - Mobile Library Service

Updated: timetable (PDF, 200k)...

Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017

added: Results of election - Preferences by Ballot Box Reports...

Thursday 11th May

UK Parliamentary General Election - 8 June 2017

Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll....

Organisational Development

Added: Public performance Reporting (Full Draft)...

Free Essential Cycling Skills Training for Adults

As part of the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places initiative, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is delighted to be working with Cycling Scotland to hold Essential Cycling Skills training for adults....

Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards Officers from Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are aware of doorstep sellers currently in Lewis who may be offering various home improvement services....

Wednesday 10th May

Committees

Added: May series : committee meeting agendas & timetable...

Sgoil Lionacleit Sports Centre

Added: Walking Group...

Tuesday 9th May

Detailed Election Results now available

Detailed results reports from the Comhairle elections are now available to view on the Comhairle’s website ....

Stornoway Masterplan - Open Day

A Stornoway Masterplan is being developed which aims to develop a clear vision for the physical development of Stornoway....

Monday 8th May

This Foster Care Fortnight, could you help transform children’s lives in Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is issuing a call for more foster families in our area, as Foster Care Fortnight 2017 begins across the UK....

Outer Hebrides Factfile

2017 Fact Card added...

EDIC - Articles, News and Events

New articles added...

Friday 5th May

Local Government Elections - 4 May 2017

Results of election...

UK Parliamentary General Election - 8 June 2017

Added: Notice of election...

Thursday 4th May

WHAT VOTERS NEED TO KNOW

Malcolm Burr, Returning Officer for the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Local Government Election on 4 May 2017 is reminding voters what they need to know to have their say on Polling Day...

Wednesday 3rd May

Change of Polling Station – Notice to electors in Tolsta

As the Tolsta Community Hall is temporarily unavailable, the polling station for 4 May 2017 has been changed to the Tolsta Community Development Limited, which is just across the car park from the Hall. Signage will be in place to direct voters.

2017 Surface Dressing Programme

The Comhairle is expecting to commence the 2017 Surface Dressing programme in Berneray, Uist on 8th May and continue on to other locations in North Uist, Benbecula and South Uist for a further 2 to 3 weeks duration...

Tuesday 2nd May

Harbour Master - Notices to Mariners

added: Dive survey of the Transocean Winner grounding site....