World Photograph Day on Wednesday, 19th August is an annual worldwide celebration of art, craft, science and the history of photography. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be taking part by hosting a...

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has been appointed Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport by the newly-established Scottish Conservative Leader, Douglas Ross.  Mr Cameron said: “It...

There’s a chance for international recognition for a Barra creative project. The Barra Bunting project says it is delighted to announce that the Castlebay Christmas Tree project has been...

There’s been a stark warning to gardeners in the Western Isles about a postal scam which could carry harmful effects and invasive species of plants into the islands. The Stornoway-based office of...

A fantastic day of fishing yesterday (Sunday 8 August) yielded some good catches, unusual fish and a great result in the Barra and Vatersay fishing competition. The competition had been restricted...

A phased re-opening of food and drink serveries is to begin from Friday (7 August) on selected CalMac ferries, including the four routes linking the Western Isles with the mainland. The Mariners...