The community organisation Families into Sport for Health (FiSH) will be presenting a cheque for £11,400 to the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (CnES) in Stornoway at the rescheduled time of Friday 24th February 2017 at 3:45pm in front of the council buildings.

The cheque presentation will be the official offering of funds to the CnES for a 12 month trial of Sunday opening hours of ISL.

A FiSH representative said: "We feel it is necessary to hold a public event for this offering as throughout this campaign there has been public confusion. The community saw the crowdfunder as a solution to the stated financial problem as precedent had been set with the swim club. We would like the CnES to provide an official and public statement in light of funds now being available as reasons against opening on Sundays have been ever-changing and the process for achieving community engagement ambiguous.

"Community groups such as FiSH welcome open and productive interaction with their local council. It is with great hope that the funds raised by a keen and willing community organisation will be received without hesitation and put to use towards a trial of additional ISL hours at the weekend."