The Comhairle are looking for details of individuals and groups providing support during Covid-19.

An online form and contact centre have been launched to collect the details and can be found here.

Comhairle Leader, Roddie Mackay, said: “The Contact Centre will operate Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and enable the Comhairle to match volunteers against the needs of individuals and families in our communities.”

Comhairle Convener, Norman A Macdonald, said: “The Comhairle would also urge anyone in need of help or support to contact our Customer Services team in the usual manner on 01851 600 501.

“We are anticipating a high number of calls, therefore we would ask for your patience.”