The biggest military exercise in the UK began yesterday (Saturday 1 October), with more than 11,000 sailors, soldiers and aircrew waging a 12-day ‘war’ around the British Isles. Air and sea...

The long-term health of natural peatland across Europe is to be monitored with a trial now under way in South Lochs. Smart technology company FarrPoint has installed a network of remotely monitored...

Weather disruption is expected to ferry services across the islands, as strong winds are forecast for Monday (3 October). Services between Oban and Castlebay are cancelled for Monday, and there is...

The beaches in Uist have been compared positively to the Seychelles and the Caribbean by UK magazine, The Spectator. Though not for the temperatures. Writing in the last issue, Marianna Hunt says:...

The Coastguard service on the Western Isles praised the support they had from businesses and ferry staff in Tarbert as they joined a major search for a missing person on the Isle of Skye HM...

Island passengers at Inverness airport were reporting this morning that the airport had been shocked by the news of the abrupt cancellation of a charter flight from the airport tomorrow (Sunday...

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is reminding hosts and operators of the start of the new short-term let licensing scheme from today (1 October 2022)  Now all short-term let accommodation needs a licence,...

Earlier this week, councillors at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar were warned they must provide leadership and clear priorities if the organisation is to improve public services and address significant...