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The annual Stòras Uibhist board of directors elections get underway later this month.

And estate residents are being reminded to submit their membership form soon, if they are not already members of Sealladh na Beinne Mòire, to secure their vote or stand as a candidate.

Nomination papers seeking candidates will be issued before the nomination process opens on Monday, September 26.

In an online post, Stòras Uibhist urged: “Again, we would encourage members to take part in the process and should anyone have any enquiries on the role of a director, more information is available on our website - or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..”

You are eligible to become a member if you are on the Electoral roll for the estate area of Eriskay, South Uist and Benbecula.

Additionally, if you are on the Electoral roll within the SEERAD Estate and hold a SEERAD croft tenancy with a share in Benbecula General Common Grazings, you can be a Full Member.

Those not on the estate area’s electoral roll can become Associate Members.

Free junior memberships are available to those under the age of 18.

Only full members are eligible to vote.