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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

2010 (Jul - Dec) Press Releases

Wednesday 22nd December

Press Release - Comhairle Welcome Appointment Of New Chair To Bòrd Slàinte Nan Eilean Siar

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today welcomed the announcement that a new Chair has been appointed to Bòrd Slàinte nan Eilean Siar...

Tuesday 21st December

Press Release - Design Team Appointed For Lews Castle

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has appointed Edinburgh based Malcolm Fraser Architects to lead the design team for the Lews Castle and Museum nan Eilean project.

 

Press Release - Comhairle Response To BBC Trust Announcement

Commenting on the earlier announcement from the BBC Trust that BBC ALBA will be established on Freeview, Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell said...

Friday 17th December

Press Release - Look Out For Neighbours

Emergency Services in the Highlands and Islands are calling on neighbours to look out for each other during the severe weather we are currently experiencing.

16 December 2010

Information Regarding Island Sports Centres

Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais in Stornoway will close at 7pm this evening due to the severe weather warnings...

Comhairle Will Oppose Coastguard Closure

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will vigorously oppose proposals to shut either Shetland or Stornoway Coastguard Station...

Further Budget Consultation

The Comhairle is today proposing a further round of consultation on the £3m of savings it needs to find to balance its budget for 2011/12...

Ness Historical Trust Gains National Quality Standard

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have welcomed the news that Comunn Eachdraidh Nis, the Ness Historical Trust, have just been officially ‘Accredited’ by the Museums, Archives and Archives Council (MLA)...

15 December 2010

New Winter Maintenance Information Site

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has introduced a new online public information site on winter maintenance...

Daliburgh School Statement

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has corrected local MSP Alasdair Allan over inaccurate comments on the awarding of a contract for the building of Daliburgh School...

14 December 2010

Western Isles Schools 

Responding to the Scottish Government’s decision that 7 school closures in the Western Isles should go ahead, Comhairle Leader Angus Campbell said...

Praise For Comhairle Employees

The Chair of the Joint Services Committee, Mrs Agnes Rennie, has paid tribute to employees of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar...

Isles Plans For Joined Up Public Services

Scotland’s three island local government authorities – Shetland Islands Council, Orkney Islands Council and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are investigating ways to combine public services in their areas to help keep services and jobs in the Isles...

Avoid serving up Food Poisoning this Christmas

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Consumer and Environmental Services section would remind everyone to take care with their food storage, preparation and cooking this Christmas...

 

13 December 2010

Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership Meeting

News that the Outer Hebrides has the fastest growing number of positive school leavers’ destinations in Scotland was welcomed by Community Planning Partners at their recent meeting...

10 December 2010

Access And Parking Changes at Comhairle Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway

Next week, major service diversions will be undertaken across the car park to the rear of the council building in Sandwick Road, adjacent to the sports centre entrance...

8 December 2010

Uig Budget Meeting

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is holding a budget strategy meeting in Uig Community Centre on Tuesday 14th December 2010 at 7pm....

6 December 2010

Fake Websites Warning

In the run up to Christmas, Trading Standards Officers are advising consumers to buy from reputable websites and to be wary of websites selling cheap DVDs, CDs and designer goods as they may turn out to be counterfeit...

1 December 2010

Watch Out For Gold Diggers!

The Trading Standards Department of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have urged all residents in the Western Isles that as the price of gold reaches an all time high...

30 November 2010

Informing Stornoway

The latest edition of FMP's "Informing Stornoway" newsletter added...

Harris Tweed On The Up With A 30% Increase In Output

The Harris Tweed industry looks set for brighter times with output forecast to increase by 30% on 2009 figures...

24 November 2010

Winter Weather Warning

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and Northern Constabulary are urging drivers in the Outer Hebrides to take extra care as cold weather moves into the Highlands and Islands over the next few days...

The Nicolson Institute Emerge As Champions Of Bt Alba Debate 2010

The final of this year's BT Alba Debate competition was held this evening at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh...

Community Planning Partnership Meeting (2.12.10)

New Community Payback Orders and Equalities legislation centered around discrimination and the gender pay gap will be at the heart of discussions at the next Community Planning Partnership in the Council Chamber on Thursday 2 December 2010 at 7pm....

23 November 2010

Final Stages Of Bt Alba Debate 2010 Take Place In Scotland's Capital

There was only one certainty in tonight’s semi-final stages of the 2010 BT Alba Debate...

22 November 2010

SafetyWise

Safetywise, the multi agency accident prevention group in the Western Isles, are advising pedestrians and runners to wear light coloured, fluorescent or high visibility clothing when out at dusk or at night...

Museum nan Eilean Online Survey

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is seeking views on a new museum and archive service for the Outer Hebrides...

19 November 2010

Advice On Winter Travel

Attention all drivers in the Western Isles - look out for ice and snow...

18 November 2010

Get Ready For Winter

How prepared for winter weather are you?

17 November 2010

Comhairle Welcome Findings Of New Research On Gaelic Medium Education

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today welcomed the findings of a new report on the attainment of pupils in Gaelic Medium Education (GME)...

16 November 2010

Keep Stornoway Tidy

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is about to embark on an anti litter campaign which will cover the whole of the Western Isles, although initially the main target area will be Stornoway...

11 November 2010

The Santa Run

Saturday December 18th will see the annual Santa Run, which consists of a two mile run or walk from the Town Hall to the Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais Running Track in Stornoway...

Comhairle Calls on UK Government to Strategically Invest

Following an announcement by Scottish and Southern that they will not proceed with plans to link Windfarms in the Islands to the mainland grid...

Western Isles Schools Prepare For Film G Deadline

With the closing date for the 2010 Film G Awards now only a matter of days away, pupils from the Western Isles will be putting the final touches to the entries for this year's competition...

School Closures

The Leader of Comhairle nan EIlean Siar has responded to the comments made by Alasdair Allan MSP about the decision taken last week to close 8 primary schools and discontinue educational provision at 3 S1/S2s...

Groundbreaking Ceremony At Sir E Scott

All of the first phase demolition works have been completed including the removal of the former mill building, gym block and temporary classrooms which were previously used by the Primary School...

10 November 2010

Computer Repair Scam

Trading Standards Officers at the Comhairle are advising consumers to be aware of a computer repair scam...

9 November 2010

Warning to Consumers

Local Police and Trading Standards Officers have issued a warning to home owners in the Western Isles to be on their guard if they receive a visit from...

Islands Working Together For Sustainable Energy

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has formally subscribed to the Pact of Islands...

4 November 2010

BT Gaelic Debate 2010 Semi Finalists Announced

The first round of the 2010 BT Gaelic Debate took place today in An Lanntair Arts Centre in Stornoway. Twenty teams from sixteen schools across Scotland...

First Visitor For Tasglann Nan Eilean Siar

Tasglann nan Eilean Siar (Hebridean Archives) have received their first visit from a member of the public since the archive project commenced in June of this year...

2 November 2010

Round Two Draw Of BT Gaelic Debate 2010 Announced

Following an afternoon of tense and difficult debate, the four teams who will compete in the semi-finals of the BT Gaelic Debate 2010 have been announced...

29 October 2010

Groundbreaking Ceremony At Nicolson Institute

Excellent progress continues at the site of the new Nicolson Institute...

Safetywise And Calamity Calum Encourage Safe Use Of Fireworks!

As Bonfire night events across the country draw ever closer Trading Standards and Fire Officers in the Western Isles will be inspecting all premises licensed to sell fireworks...

OHCPP Aim To Reduce Hebridean Carbon Footprint

PARTNERS of the Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership have reinforced that a strong economy is the top priority for the islands and...

28 October 2010

Inter-Island Commercial Ferry Fares Discount Scheme

Comhairle nan Eilean Leader, Angus Campbell, confirmed that a report will go to the Comhairle's Policy and Resources Committee on Thursday 4 November to discuss the future of Commercial Ferry Fares Discount Scheme...

Daliburgh School – Public Consultation

A public consultation meeting is to be held in Daliburgh School from 1-2pm and 7-8pm on the 11th November 2010...

Final Preparations Underway For BT Alba Debate 2010

Final preparations are taking place ahead of the 2010 BT Scotland National Schools Gaelic Debate...

27 October 2010

Balivanich Ground Breaking Ceremony

Councillor for Beinn na Faoghla agus Uibhist A Tuath ward Uisdean Robertson, Head Teacher Mary Claire Ferguson and pupils celebrate the completion of the steel frame of the new Balivanich Primary School...

Island Youngsters Give Judo A Go!

Through an exciting and innovative new partnership between The Scottish Salmon Company and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, with support from EventScotland, island youngsters recently had the opportunity to try out judo during the October break...

Withdrawal Of MCA Stornoway Coastguard Tug 

Following the meeting of the Comhairle's Transportation Committee today, Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell, said...

26 October 2010

Convenor's Tribute To Linda Norgrove

On behalf of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, I would like to offer our sincerest condolences to John and Lorna Norgrove and Linda's sister, Sophie, at this difficult and sad time...

Youth Work Week: 1st - 7th November 2010

National Youth Work Week takes place annually on 1st-7th November...

21 October 2010

Comhairle Budget Discussions As Government Announces Spending Review

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Budget Process took another step forward this week as Members discussed the initial findings of the public consultation process...

20 October 2010

Off-Shore Community Benefit Call

Local communities should benefit from offshore development say Comhairle nan Eilean Siar...

19 October 2010

Western Isles Schools Project And FMP Actively Involved In Local Recruitment

Construction is well underway on the £60 million Western Isles Schools Project and FMP have been actively involved in local recruitment...

18 October 2010

Harris Tweed Hebrides Welcome Topman Collection

A new Harris Tweed collection from leading High Street retailers, Topman, has been welcomed by the company which made the fabric as "another great boost for the industry"...

15 October 2010

Access and Parking at Comhairle HQ

Next week, work at the rear of the Comhairle building, adjacent to the Sports Centre Entrance, will lead to a temporary reduction in parking spaces for sports centre users and visitors to the Comhairle headquarters...

12 October 2010

Statement of Condolence

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has expressed deep sorrow at the news of the death of Linda Norgrove from Uig, Lewis...

Electronic Agendas For Comhairle Meetings

Access to Comhairle documents and Committee papers has been significantly improved with the introduction of electronic agendas...

7 October 2010

Upgrade Work At Ionad Spòrs Lionacleit

Works to improve the changing facilities will commence at Ionad Spòrs Lionacleit in Benbecula on Monday the 11th of October 2010...

6 October 2010

Comhairle Celebrate Foster Carers At Special Event

On Wednesday the 29th of September 2010 a special event took place at Grìanan Centre in Stornoway which celebrated the achievements of foster carers across the Western Isles...

5 October 2010

Island Youngsters Invited To Judo Taster Sessions

Through an exciting and innovative new partnership between The Scottish Salmon Company and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, with support from EventScotland, Island youngsters will have the opportunity to try out judo during the upcoming October break...

Islanders Prepare For Mod 2010

After months of preparation competitors and local choirs from across the Western Isles are in the final stages of practice ahead of the 2010 Royal National Mod...

Gaelic Information Day

Are you the parent of a child who is in Gaelic Medium Education or are you maybe interested in putting your child through this system of education?

Tasglann Nan Eilean Siar Project Continues To Gain Momentum

With the appointment of a Gaelic Trainee Archivist, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Archives Service, Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, now boast their full complement of staff...

4 October 2010

Community Planning Partnership Meeting (21.10.10)

THE GETTING it Right for Every Child Programme and future ways of funding the voluntary sector will be at the heart of discussions at the next Community Planning Partnership meeting in The Harris Hotel on Thursday 21 October 2010 at 7.30pm...

Access Arrangements to ISL Sports Centre

Following the recent closure of Springfield Road to vehicular and pedestrian traffic combined with the simultaneous removal of the pedestrian access to the Sports Centre from Springfield Road...

Stornoway's buildings and the materials used to build them

The Comhairle , as part of the Townscape Heritage Initiative, is hosting presentations by Historic Scotland on Tuesday 12th. and Wednesday 13th October...

29 September 2010

Rescheduled Budget Participation Meetings

As part of its 2011/12 Budget Setting, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is holding a series of meetings to enable the public to participate in the process...

28 September 2010

New House Design in the Outer Hebrides

After 6 months of consultation and discussion, the Comhairle's Outer Hebrides New House Design Guide is to be launched next Tuesday...

Outer Hebrides Leads Trial of Hydrogen Postal Vans

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s “green” hydrogen production, storage and fuelling station, the H2seed Facility, has successfully fuelled the Royal Mail Group’s road trial of a hydrogen delivery vehicle on the Isle of Lewis...

24 September 2010

Enhanced Bus Service As Springfield Road Closes For School Work

As a consequence of the continuing site operations for the construction of the new Nicolson Institute, with effect from Monday 4th October 2010, Springfield Road (as a through route) will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicular traffic between Matheson Road and Smith Avenue...

22 September 2010

Major Breakthrough For Western Isles Renewables

The Scottish Government and The Crown Estate have selected West of Hebrides as a preferred location for the Scottish Government's £10m Saltire Prize challenge which will be awarded to the first marine energy developer to generate at least 100GW/h over a continuous two year period before 2017 from the power of the sea...

Stòras Uibhist To Host Second Gaelic Learning Week

Stòras Uibhist have launched a week long, total immersion Gàidhlig learning week based at Grogarry Lodge, South Uist in November 2010...

Transmission Charges Review - 'Common Sense'

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed Ofgem's review of transmission charges. The Comhairle has campaigned extensively for a fairer charging system...

Co-operative Conference 8th October 2010

The Western Isles Friends of the Co-operative Ideal are keen to hear of people's memories and reminiscences of the old Co-op shops and Co-op vans which used to sell groceries in the islands up until the 1970's...

21 September 2010

The Co-Operative Backs Mòd Nan Eilean Siar 2011

The Co-operative is backing the 2011 Royal National Mod, which takes place in the Western Isles, with £5,000 donation to the local organising committee...

Fake Goods

Trading Standards Officers at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are warning consumers to be aware of fake goods being sold over the internet...

20 September 2010

Success Of Learning Choices Event

On Tuesday the 14th of September 2010, a multi agency event took place in Stornoway which brought together employers and training providers who are involved in supporting young people in the learning choices they make...

16 September 2010

Algal Toxins

There are raised levels of algal toxins occurring in Loch Roag: Miavaig at present...

HMIe Inspection Of Western Isles Schools

As part of the inspectorate's ongoing strategy for evaluating the educational provision of local authorities, reports were recently issued on inspections recently carried out by HMIe on the quality of education at...

Western Isles Gaelic Youth Choir at the Papal Mass in Glasgow today

Western Isles Gaelic Youth Choir at the papal mass in Glasgow today...

14 September 2010

£120m Schools Deal Sealed

The biggest ever capital project in the Outer Hebrides has been formally ratified in a deal between Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sgoiltean Ura, contractors and the Scottish Government...

Public Discussions On Budget

As part of its 2010/11 Budget Setting, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is holding a series of meetings to enable the public to participate in the process...

13 September 2010

Murdo Macleod Exhibition Moves To London

The highly-praised exhibition of work by Guardian photographer Murdo Macleod has opened in the reception area of the newspaper's offices in north London...

Supported Temporary Accommodation Unit

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is looking at the development of a new Supported Temporary Accommodation unit for homeless people in the Stornoway area...

10 September 2010

Changes to Parking and Access At Comhairle Building and Sports Centre

Next week will see the next phase of access and parking arrangements at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Offices ...

08 September 2010

Outer Hebrides Top Young Entrepreneur Hits The High Notes Of Success

Keith Morrison is named as the Outer Hebrides top young entrepreneur at the regional finals of the 2010 Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year' Awards...

First Round Draw Announced For BT Alba Debate 2010

Plans are now well underway for the 2010 BT Scotland National Schools Gaelic Debate...

Lewis And Harris Sports Council Host Coaching Conference

On Saturday the 2nd of October 2010, the Lewis and Harris Sports Council will host their first Coaching Conference in Stornoway...

Comhairle Launch Autumn Series Of Gaelic Workshops

With the start of a new school term Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Community Education Department have launched their autumn series of Gaelic workshops aimed at supporting parents...

08 September 2010

£120m Schools Deal Sealed 

The biggest ever capital project in the Outer Hebrides has been formally ratified in a deal between Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Sgoiltean Ura, contractors and the Scottish Government...

Book Amnesty At Nicolson Institute

Following the success of a book amnesty at the Nicolson Institute several years ago, the school have recently launched a similar campaign...

06 September 2010

Biodiversity Fun And Games

The Stornoway Castle Grounds were a hive of activity last Thursday morning as Pupils from Tong Primary School enjoyed a morning of fun and games learning about...

Learning Choices Event

On Tuesday the 14th of September 2010, a multi agency event will take place in Stornoway aimed at bringing together employers and...

03 September 2010

St Kilda Exhibition At Museum Nan Eilean

A new exhibition to commemorate the recent 80th anniversary of the evacuation of St Kilda which for centuries was Britain's most isolated island community, has now opened at...

01 September 2010

Comhairle Moves Ahead With Budget Process

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is moving forward with its budget setting process for 2011/12...

New Equipment Installed At Island Sports Centres

Significant works have just been completed at Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais in Stornoway and Lionacleit Sports Centre in Benbecula...

Taskforce Continues To Support The Case For Hebrides Range

The Hebrides Range Taskforce (HRTF) met today in Balivanich in order to review activities over the past period and consider the way forward over the Autumn...

RET Extension

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the extension of the RET ferry fare scheme to Spring 2012...

26 August 2010

Step Forward Scotland campaign - New Initiative for Employers and Young People

A £6.5m package of support for young people and employers, backed by the European Social Fund, has been announced by Skills Minister Keith Brown...

23 August 2010

Biomara Project Public Meeting To Be Held In Stornoway

Biomara, the Sustainable Fuels from Marine Biomass project, will host a public meeting in Lews Castle College , Stornoway, on...

Community Planning Partnership Meeting (19.09.10)

Local Community Planning Partners in the Outer Hebrides welcomed news of a significant reduction in alcohol related crime between 2007 and 2010...

20 August 2010

Severe Gales Flash Warning Press Release

The National Severe Weather Warning Service has now upgraded the previous advisory to a Flash Warning for Eilean Siar...

17 August 2010

Welcome For Arnish News

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed the news that the Arnish Yard has been awarded the contract for one of the world's most advanced tidal energy turbine prototypes...

Scotland’s Islands Project Continues To Gain Momentum

The Scotland’s Islands 2011 project continues to gain momentum.The initiative which aims to address both social and economic objectives and build on the success of Highland 2007 and Homecoming 2009...

16 August 2010

Council Tax Phone Scam

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is warning householders to beware of a phone call scam which seeks to gather people's personal bank details in return for a refund on their council tax...

10 August 2010

Comhairle Response: Budget Seminar

Following a budget seminar meeting at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar today, Leader of the Comhairle, Councillor Angus Campbell said...

3 August 2010

Community Planning Partnership Meeting

HOT topic issues such as the economic climate and a review of ferry links in the Outer Hebrides are on the agenda for the forthcoming Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership meeting to be held on...

27 July 2010

Convenor Congratulates Feis Eilean An Fhraoich As They Celebrate Their Twentieth Anniversary

As the 20th Fèis Eilean an Fhraoich (FEAF) begins in Stornoway yesterday (Monday 26th July 2010), Convenor of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Alex MacDonald said...

Big Lottery Visit Stornoway And Balivanich

Big Lottery will be presenting their new funding programmes in Stornoway on the 17th and Balivanich on the 18th August...

26 July 2010

Facebook Page For Safetywise

The multi-agency group 'Safetywise' has set up a facebook page promoting accident prevention. ...

20 July 2010

Russell Takes New Curriculum On The Road

Series of public events to give parents a say on Curriculum for Excellence - Balivanich School in Benbecula on August 31

Parents will get a chance to put their questions about the new Curriculum for Excellence directly to Education Secretary Michael Russell this summer...

19 July 2010

Upgrade Work At Island Sports Centres

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are continuing to invest in improving sports facilities across the Western Isles...

15 July 2010

Feed-In Tariff And Community Renewables Schemes: Comhairle Response

Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell, has followed up the Comhairle’s response to the consultation on Feed-in Tariff and Community Renewables with...

14 July 2010

Convenor Congratulates Hebridean Celtic Festival On Their 15th Anniversary

As the 2010 Hebridean Celtic Festival begins in Stornoway today (Wednesday 14th July 2010), Convenor of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Alex MacDonald said...

New Funds For Visual Artists And Craft Makers In The Outer Hebrides

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, in partnership with Creative Scotland have developed a new awards scheme for artists and craft makers based in the Outer Hebrides...

13 July 2010

Northern Constabulary Urges Youngsters And Parents In Highlands And Islands To Add The ClickCEOP App To Their Facebook Sites

Northern Constabulary is urging Facebook users across the Highlands and Islands to add a new application to make them safer online...

Funding For Scotland's Islands Project

Scotland's islands have received a boost of £820,000 for a new initiative in 2011 that will support economic development and attract new visitors...

FMP Assist Hebridean Celtic Festival

FMP who will undertake the detailed design and construction works for the five new build schools across the Western Isles, have come to the assistance of the Hebridean Celtic Festival...

12 July 2010

Traffic Control Lights

Significant maintenance repair work which are required to the traffic lights at Matheson Road/Church Street/Goathill Road in Stornoway will be carried out during the week commencing 19 July 2010...

9 July 2010

Access And Parking At Council Offices and Sports Centre

Construction works for the new Nicolson Institute are continuing and from Monday 12 July 2010 new parking around the clock tower will be available...

8 July 2010

International Year of Biodiversity 2010 Goes To The Shows

International Year of Biodiversity 2010 will be celebrated at a selection of Gala Days, Games and Agricultural Shows across the Outer Hebrides over the next few weeks...

6 July 2010

Welcome For Government Pledge On Western Isles Seat

Commenting on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's announcement that the Western Isles would be retained as a separate UK parliamentary constituency, the Leader of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Angus Campbell, said:

Funding Boost For Rural Broadband

Rural communities will be able to bid for a share of a million-Euro fund to bring enhanced broadband to their areas...

5 July 2010

Bright Future For The Hebridean Energy Sector

The Energy Futures conference in Stornoway reiterated the incredible economic and community potential in the development of a renewable energy sector in the Outer Hebrides...

2 July 2010

Royal Bank of Scotland Personal Finance Education Awards for School 2010 'Small Change'

Sgoil a' Bhac pupils, in Gaelic Medium P7 & S1 classes, have won a prestigious UK-wide award for a 5 scene DVD dealing with various aspects of personal finance for young people...

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar Launches New Early Years Programme

On Wednesday 30 June, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar launched the Scottish Book Trust’s new Early Years Programme, (formerly known as Bookstart) together with a brand new mascot...

UK Resilience Team of the Year award for HISCG

An emergency planning group in the Highlands and Islands has won the prestigious UK award for Resilience Team of the Year...

1 July 2010

Access And Parking Changes, Sandwick Road, Stornoway

Thirteen classes from eight primary schools across Lewis took part in the 'Let's Keep Swimming Fresh' project from March to June 2010...

Smiles All Round For Competition Winners!

On Saturday 3 July 2010 contractors will start preliminary works for the construction of the new Nicolson Institute...

Live Hebrides

The Live Hebrides advice service, launched only one year ago, have to date worked with over 200 businesses throughout the Outer Hebrides from a wide range of sectors...


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Nigel Scott
Communications Officer
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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