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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

2015 (Jan - Jun) Press Releases

Friday 23rd January

Braighe Closure Update

Bràighe – School Transport Police Scotland will review the situation regarding the Bràighe at 10am, and if it is deemed safe to open, the school transport run will take place thereafter between 10-10:30am....

Tuesday 20th January

Cllr Archie Campbell Steps Down as Councillor

The Leader and the Convener of Comhairle nan EiIean Siar have paid tribute to the work of Mr Archie Campbell who is stepping down as a Councillor with effect from 12 February 2015...

Chair of Transportation Stresses Need for Adequate Timetables

Following on from last week’s taskforce group meeting with Transport Scotland, Cllr John Mackay, Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, has stressed the need for adequate timetables...

Wednesday 14th January

Western Isles Residents Should Beware Of Doorstep Sellers

Trading Standards Officers and police are warning consumers of doorstep sellers operating in the area claiming to have been instructed by the Comhairle to assist with emergency repairs....

Tuesday 13th January

Plans to offer cheaper electricity tariffs for Outer Hebrides customers

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has appointed consultants MAR (Scotland) Ltd to provide business planning support for the establishment of an Outer Hebrides Energy Supply Company...

Comhairle's Harris offices to re-open

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Harris offices will re-open to the public tomorrow after repairs to the roof, damaged in the recent storm, were completed...

Monday 12th January

Update on Weather Disruption

All schools and nurseries in the Western Isles are expected to open as normal tomorrow, Tuesday 13th January, with the exception of Paible School which will be closed due to problems with the heating system...

CNES Harris Offices Closed

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has closed its Harris offices this afternoon due to storm damage to the roof. It is hoped that repairs will be completed later this week. In the meantime employees in Tarbert will be working at either Sir E Scott School or Harris House. An update will be issued once the offices re-open...

Comhairle Emphasises Need for Full Consultation on Ferries’ Issues

Responding to an announcement from Calmac regarding a delay in the start date for the linkspan closure at Ullapool Harbour, Cllr John Mackay, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chair of Transportation and Infrastructure, said, “We welcome the formation of the taskforce by the Minister of Transport and look forward to supporting him with the successful implementation of the Stornoway to Ullapool improvement works....

Friday 9th January

WIEPCG PRESS RELEASE

Update on Continued Weather Disruption and Power Outages...

Thursday 8th January

Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

The multi-agency Emergency Planning Group for the Western Isles, WIEPCG, met today at 12pm to discuss the severe weather forecast for the Islands on Thursday 8th January and Friday 9th January. High winds are expected with gusts of up to 100mph. An amber warning has been issued...

Wednesday 7th January

Crofter Housing Consultation Launched

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Vice-Chair of Sustainable Development has welcomed a consultation on the Scottish Government’s Croft House Grant Scheme (CHGS) but says its recommendations fall short of expectations...

Tuesday 6th January

New Post For Director

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Director of Education and Children's Services, Mr Peter Carpenter, is taking up a new post as a Director of Education in Abu Dhabi...

Monday 5th January

Child Protection Committee Report

The recommendations arising from an internal review commissioned by the Western Isles Child Protection Committee of the role of agencies in the life of Liam Aitchison have today been published on the Western Isles Child Protection Committee website...


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Nigel Scott
Communications Officer
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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