High winds and low cloud over the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye left the Skye Mountain Rescue Team unable to call in helicopter assistance from Stornoway in recent days. On Thursday afternoon the...

A total of £5000 has been awarded for youth projects throughout the Western Isles.  The Youth Local Action Group (YLAG) project aimed to test, explore, and identify the most appropriate, inclusive,...

The Western Isles Citizens Advice Service is looking for new volunteers.WICAS operates across the Western Isles from four offices, located in Castlebay in Barra; Liniclate in Benbecula; Tarbert in...

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...

Long Term Conditions Hebrides has seen a year of growth and success, its recent annual meeting was told. Gordon Scott, who chairs Long Term Conditions Hebrides, told the meeting - held on-line -...

A Barra man who has spent the past six months voyaging the world’s southern oceans has made his last port stop before completing an official world first – a round-the-world circumnavigation (via...

The historic castle which guards the bay at Castlebay in Barra is ‘unlikely to open’ in 2022, according to Historic Scotland. The national agency, which has acted as custodian of the iconic Kisimul...

The Sporting Memories Foundation, with support from Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, are launching social activity clubs across the islands with a focus on reducing mental health issues and social...