The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) is celebrating after being named as a finalist in Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards while Chief Executive Craig Anderson has been shortlisted for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Scotland.

The Responsible Business Awards is the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme championing responsible business.

One of the busiest days in the summer calendar is expected tomorrow (Thursday May 9th) as three cruise ships enter Stornoway Port at the same time.

The five-star German-flagged Hanseatic Nature will be at pier no 1 from 8am, making Stornoway one of her first calls on her maiden season – she was officially launched only this month.

Speaking in yesterday’s (Wednesday May 1) Climate Change debate in the House of Commons, Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil asked Environment Secretary Michael Gove MP to push Ofgem to approve a 600mw interconnector for the Western Isles.

Mr MacNeil said: “A major help in reducing the UK’s Carbon footprint is the inclusion of a 600mw interconnector to the mainland – from the best wind resource in Europe.