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[ Thursday, 01 July 2021 - Saturday, 31 July 2021 ]
1 Dun Berisay Thanks
Plans are underway for a thank you cèilidh for staff and residents at Dun Berisay Care Home.
2 Comhairle welcomes £43m for new affordable housing
The Comhairle welcomes the announcement of £43m for the Affordable Housing Supply Programme in the Outer Hebrides.
3 Comhairle again urges free ferry travel for young people
Commenting on the Transport Minister’s announcement on free bus travel for under 22s, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chairman of Transportation and Infrastructure, Cllr Uisdean Robertson, said:
4 Dun Berisay Care Home
NHS Western Isles and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have identified a number of cases of COVID-19 in the Dun Berisay Care Home in Stornoway. Test and Protect is underway and non-essential visiting has been…
5 Tribute to Former Councillor
Comhairle Convener, Cllr Norman A. MacDonald, has paid tribute to former Councillor, Mr Norman M Macleod, who passed away aged 70 on Saturday 24th July 2021.
6 Freshwater Blue-Green Algal Bloom
Recent samples taken at Loch an Duna, Bragar, Isle of Lewis have indicated the presence of blue-green algae.
7 High Levels of Shellfish Toxins
Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Loch Leurbost in Lewis and, Loch Seaforth and East Loch Tarbert in Harris.
8 Delivery Surcharges to the Outer Hebrides
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Chairman of Sustainable Development, Cllr Donald Crichton, has written to Paul Scully MP, Minister for Small Business, Consumers and labour Markets, regarding delivery surcharges…
9 Community Ownership Fund
The Community Ownership Fund has now been published and the first bidding round is open.
The Community Ownership Fund prospectus and supporting guidance was published a short while ago, together with…
10 Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Staff Undertake Show Racism the Red Card Training
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar training officers and DYW Outer Hebrides staff last week undertook equality training delivered by Show Racism the Red Card Scotland.
11 Local Employability Partnership Offers Recruitment Support
Local employers and voluntary organisations are asked to submit details of employment, work experience and voluntary opportunities to firstname.lastname@example.org for promotion through the Western Isles…
12 £500 payment for Personal Assistants
A dedicated online and paper based application form, administered by Scotland Excel on behalf of the Scottish Government, was launched on Wednesday 30 June 2021 to pay Personal Assistants who are eligible…