1 Apprenticeships Week 2020 - Talent Without Limits
Scottish Apprenticeship Week (2-6 March 2020) is the annual campaign to show that apprenticeships work for businesses, individuals and the economy.
2 Regeneration Capital Grant Fund
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar welcomes the successful applications to the Scottish Government’s Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF). Four major infrastructure projects have been recommended for approval…
3 Comhairle 2020 Budget Agreed
At today’s meeting of full council, Comhairle Leader, Cllr Roddie Mackay’s budget was overwhelmingly approved by Members. The Comhairle Leader delivered the following speech:
4 Event Organiser Training – How to Plan Your Event Safely
Do you organise events in your community? Confused with paperwork required for an event? Or don’t even know where to start with it all, the Western Isles Safety Advisory Group are organising free event…
5 LUACH Festival Preparations Well Underway
Details of some of the plans for LUACH, a new Gaelic-medium festival which will take place for the first time on 3rd and 4th April 2020, have been revealed by organisers
6 Comhairle To Set Out Budget Proposals
Western Isles Councillors are meeting next week to set the Local Authority’s budget for 2020/21.
7 Care Day
Care Day, the national celebration of care-experienced young people, takes place each February across Scotland, falling this year on Friday 21 February. Care Day will be extra special in the Western Isles,…
8 Gaelic Student Placement Scheme 2020
In conjunction with Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are offering an opportunity to students with Gaelic skills to be employed for ten weeks during summer 2020 in the Western Isles with organisations…
9 Foundation Apprenticeships - Livestream Q+A
At 7:30pm on Monday 17th February, there will be a Livestream Q+A for any young people and/or parents who may be interested in finding out what Foundation Apprenticeships the Comhairle has to offer for…
10 The Great Place Project
A series of consultation ‘ceilidhs’ took place a fortnight ago providing communities with a further chance to contribute to the development of Pròiseact an Fhìor Àite (the Great Place project).
11 Slàinte Mhath Scheme Ten Years Old!
In January 2010, the Comhairle took the bold step of more than halving its existing sports facility membership fees to try and encourage our communities to become more active. Ten years on and nearly …
12 Call For Moratorium on ATC Centralisation
The three Island Authorities have called for a moratorium on HIAL’s plans to centralise Air Traffic Control services pending an Islands Communities Impact Assessment as legislated for under the Islands…