There were no additional positive cases of Covid-19 recorded in the Western Isles yesterday (Friday January 22). However, none of the samples from Barra – where the total number of positive cases...

The Scottish Government is very conscious of the immense impact the present Covid-19 restrictions are having on your business, your employees and your own wellbeing, says Kate Forbes, the Secretary...

The ferry serving the route across the Sound of Barra was brought to a halt yesterday (Thursday 21 January), after a crew member tested positive for Covid-19. MV Loch Alainn was taken from the...

A new exciting virtual exhibition ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ has been launched in the Outer Hebrides by Museum & Tasglann nan Eilean, the museum and archive service of Comhairle nan Eilean...

HM Coastguard will continue to provide support to NHS Western Isles this weekend, and every weekend until the outbreak in Barra is considered to be under control, it was announced this morning...

There have been two new cases of COVID-19 on Barra, both close contacts of an existing case, says the latest update from NHS Western Isles Chief Executive Gordon Jamieson. There are no close...