Three simple hostels dedicated to helping people acquire a greater knowledge and respect for the islands are to re-open for the summer, it was announced yesterday (Thursday 30 June). The unexpected...

The number of Scots who can speak some Gaelic has doubled in the past decade, the latest Scottish Social Attitudes survey has found. The proportion of people who say they can speak at least the odd...

Salmon farmers are calling for £10million-a-year in licence fees to be reinvested in affordable housing to tackle the growing property crisis in rural Scotland. Trade body Salmon Scotland has...

Last night’s appearance (Thursday June 23) in Taigh Chearsabhagh by Scots poet Gerry Cambridge is to be rescheduled for October. The much-anticipated poetry evening had to be postponed at the last...

It's free movie night next Wednesday (June 29) at Lionacleit Library with the screening of topical British comedy, Grow Your Own. The 2007 movie is described as a warm-hearted comedy with many...

After the success of Cuach na Cloinne with primary schools over the years, this year Comunn na Gàidhlig (CnaG) held Cuach nan Àrd-sgoiltean, as a pilot event, this week. Cuach nan Àrd-sgoiltean...

Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil has reacted with dismay that the Chancellor has no plans to increase the Rural Fuel Rebate. Mr MacNeil wrote to Chancellor Rishi Sunak in March calling for...

Fish farm request The Scottish Salmon Company is sounding out the Comhairle about creating a new 1.26-hectare salmon farm off the northeast coast of Benbecula. Tentatively named Morrison’s Rock...