Two individuals in the Western Isles have tested positive for COVID-19. Both are based on the Isle of Lewis. This was announced today (Tuesday March 31) by NHS Western Isles Chief Executive Gordon...

A hill fire which burnt through most of the night last night (Monday 30 March) appears to have been deliberately set, despite a recent warning to suspend muirburn during the COVID-19 epidemic. The...

Planning applications, the Uists, March 27 The following planning applications are pending consideration by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.  All information and accompanying documents are publicly...

Castlebay and Vatersay Community Council have been asked to report to the Scottish Government about the measures taken in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Anyone with concerns about the...

Following a request by NHS Western Isles to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar — and given the limited resources on Barra and Vatersay and its distance from hospital resources — it has been agreed, as a...

Virtual isolation across the Western Isles comes into force from midnight tonight (Sunday 29 March) as island airports move to a new emergency service. As of tomorrow (Monday) Highlands and Islands...