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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

2017 (Jan - Jun) Press Releases

Thursday 19th January

Island Youngster to represent Scotland at Pan Celtic Cross Country

Local athlete, Connor Maclean,19, will become the first male islander ever to represent Scotland at junior cross country level when he participates at the Pan Celtic Cross Country event in Cardiff on Saturday 21st January 2017....

Wednesday 18th January

Western Isles Schools Well Represented At FilmG Awards 2017

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education and Children’s Services Department is delighted to announce that pupils from The Nicolson Institute, Castlebay School, Sgoil Lionacleit and Sir E Scott have been shortlisted for the prestigious FilmG awards....

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar urges Crofters to make their voices heard

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging crofters to stand as candidates in the upcoming Crofting Commission elections....

Tuesday 17th January

Local Development Plan Consultation Underway

The Outer Hebrides Proposed Local Development Plan (LDP) has now been published and the wider community is invited to comment on it....

Monday 16th January

Consultation on Crown Estate Proposals

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging the public to respond to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Crown Estate proposals which ends on 29 March 2017....

Thursday 12th January

Western Isles Development Trust

The Western Isles Development Trust (WIDT) has agreed to work in partnership with Community Energy Scotland (CES) over a 2 year period to help community groups in the Western Isles improve energy efficiency and progress renewable energy schemes...

Monday 9th January

Comhairle Invests Capital Funding in Sporting Equipment

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has invested £340k of capital funding to install new gym equipment at all four centres throughout the Western Isles....

Thursday 5th January

Crofting Commission Elections 2017

An election is being held to elect Crofting Commissioners from the six crofting constituencies...


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Nigel Scott
Communications Officer
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Tel: 01851 822622 (Work)
Tel: 07884 236103 (Mobile)
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