1 Land for Housing
The Comhairle is starting work on the next Local Development Plan (LDP) and the next Local Housing Strategy (LHS).
2 Care Home Cèilidhs Programme
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is pleased to announce a new Care Home Cèilidhs Programme which is set to begin on the 14th of December. A number of Care Homes in the Western Isles have taken the time to record…
3 Comhairle Cèilidhs Extended for Further Six Months
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Policy and Resources Committee has today agreed that the award nominated Comhairle Cèilidh program will be extended for another 6 months.
4 Report Demanding an Independent Review of Ferry Procurement
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar welcomes the report from the Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee which investigated the construction of two overdue and over-budget ferries to serve the Clyde and …
5 New Stornoway Deep Water Terminal £49 Million Package
More than 200 jobs will be created through the development of a new deep water terminal in the Outer Hebrides.
Initial work will begin on the Stornoway Deep Water Terminal with Rural Economy Secretary…
6 Sport and Health Heads the Road to Recovery
Now that winter is definitely here, the Sport and Health Team have been looking at how we can improve the physical and mental health of our community.
7 Comhairle Raises Concerns Over Environmental Designation
The Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee, Cllr Donald Crichton recently met with Mairi Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs and Natural Environment to discuss issues around environmental designations.
8 Temporary Free Parking to Support Local Businesses
CNES’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is recommending free parking in Stornoway’s Perceval Square Car Park.
9 Comhairle Christmas Eve Cèilidh
Following on from the great response to the planned New Year’s Day Cèilidh, the Comhairle will also be putting out a Christmas Eve cèilidh on 24th December at 9pm.
10 Barra and Vatersay Community Campus Online Public Exhibition
An online public exhibition for the proposed Barra and Vatersay Community Campus (BVCC) has been opened.
11 Changes to Covid Level 1 Rules
From 19th November, restrictions around outdoor socialising for those in Level 1 are to be extended to allow 8 people from 3 households to meet outdoors. Currently only six people from 2 households are…
12 Driving Conditions
Approaching winter, the Comhairle would like to highlight the importance of being prepared for variable road conditions.
Over the past number of weeks we have experienced heavy/persistent rainfall, gale…