Residents on the Isle of Great Bernera will have their bins emptied on the scheduled day - Tuesday 20th October. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar say: "We would ask that residents present their bins for...

A group of four swimmers sparked an emergency response this afternoon (Sunday 18 October) when they became caught in a riptide off Cliff beach in Uig. The party, thought to be of island residents,...

A walker who fell and injured her hip lay for an hour on the shore at Upper Shader because she was unable to call for help. The 43-year-old woman fell on the shore, at the bottom of a croft, at...

The Hebridean Dark Skies Festival is to return to the Isle of Lewis from Friday 5 February to Thursday 18 February. The two-week programme is set to include an exhibition by astronomy-inspired...

The dates for a series of community conversations on Gaelic’s future as a community language in the Outer Hebrides have been announced by Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MSP Alasdair Allan. Meetings for...

The largest marine protection area in the whole north-east Atlantic has now been officially designated to the far west of the Western Isles. The new West of Scotland MPA was announced on Friday (9...