A number of roads will be closed for the Outer Hebrides for Independence March on Saturday 27 April.

The temporary road closures will affect Sandwick Road, Matheson Road, Bayhead Street, Cromwell Street, North Beach Street, South Beach Street, Castle Street and James Street.  

A group of representatives from Scottish Government will be in Lewis from Tuesday to Thursday next week (April 23 to 25) for three days of public consultations, facilitated by Point and Sandwick Trust.

The community wind farm charity have facilitated the Scottish Government visit at the request of the Scottish Islands Federation.

A newly established Isle of Harris brewer has reached the finals of the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.

Calum Bennett is one of three finalists in the Young Talent of the Year category.