An exceptional era and a Barra highlight are to close in the near future, as the owners of Café Kisimul in Castlebay announced yesterday (Thursday 11 August) that the business and premises are on...

Change of use A change of use application has been submitted to allow the siting of a holiday let log cabin at 2 Cleat, Castlebay. Applicant Duncan Maclean, of the same address, states that the...

Macneils from all over the world gained an insight into works on Kisimul Castle yesterday (Monday 8 August) during their clan gathering in Barra. Historic Environment Scotland representatives...

A documentary about Hebridean island life will figure in a major cinema event all across Scotland – from Castlebay to Montrose and Stornoway to Aberfeldy on Saturday August 20. This documentary -...

The first rum to be distilled in the Western Isles has hit the road at speed, with an appearance at one of Formula One’s iconic race events. Isle of Barra Distillers launched their Island Dark Rum...

Erect a house  Planning consent is being sought to build a two-bedroom home at 13A Cleat, Castlebay. The applicant is Paul MacPhee of 11A Cleat. The proposed dwelling is earmarked for an 1145...

This month (June) sees the return of Art on the Map, the annual summer trail around the art venues of Uist and Barra, after the Covid-19 years. It will run until the end of...

Groups in Uist and Barra have benefited from awards made by the CalMac Community Fund. The latest round of the Fund, delivered in partnership with Foundation Scotland, welcomed applications...