A long battle by social enterprise and community produce outlet Bùth Bharraigh has ended with them gaining the chance to buy their own premises.  The building which they are currently operating...

There's been a lot of talk recently about whether it was a good idea to have the islands run by a Council consisting entirely of older males…and some effort has been put into encouraging women to...

Students at Castlebay Community School have secured £3000 for the Uist and Barra Foodbank through the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), supported by ferry operator CalMac. The S3 team, made...

As if Covid-19 scams, B52 nuclear bombers overhead, and vanishing ferries weren't enough to cope with, Island firms are now getting sent invoices from their own customers which are actually fake....

The rocketing price of electricity and gas supplies is sparking protests and action-plans across the political world.  Long-serving Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Councillor Angus McCormack, who chairs...

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is pressing the Scottish Government to take urgent action to protect our unique machair coastal habitat. The Scottish Conservative MSP said: “An explosion...

Runaway growth in the population of greylag geese in the Western Isles is simply on the verge of making it impossible for crofting agriculture to survive.  There are believed to be 8,000 geese in...

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is seeking to strengthen its links with the UK Government, welcoming the establishment of an Island Forum as part of the Conservative 'Levelling-Up' campaign. Comhairle...