​NHS Western Isles is reassuring patients needing to travel for essential hospital appointments on the mainland that every effort will be made to ensure they can attend appointments as...

HIAL to close its airports to all but a skeleton air service, a decision which will affect Stornoway, Benbecula and Barra. MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan said: “I think people in the...

HebCeltFest is to postpone its 25th anniversary festival until 2021. They say:"Whilst it is hugely disappointing to make this announcement, we hope all will understand that we can’t take any...

Following the announcement yesterday (Monday 23) by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that building sites in Scotland should close, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has decided to suspend construction...

By Terri McGeoghegan, March 23, 2020 “COVID-19, self-isolating and social distancing” were not words that were that were in my vocabulary four months ago. If someone had put them to me at the start...

An exclusion zone has today (Tuesday 24 March) been placed around the stranded Norwegian cargo vessel Kaami, which remains hard aground on rocks midway between the Isles of Skye and Lewis. A...