The MV Hebrides - only just returned from emergency repairs after an incident involving the pier at Lochmaddy - is now having to run additional services to cope with new challenges facing those...

The Scottish Liberal Democrat Party yesterday (Thursday May 26) issued a major media release to announce that crofter and former Royal Navy engineer Jamie Dobson will be their candidate for Sgir...

Erect a house  Planning permission is being sought to change the exterior materials used in constructing a one-storey three-bedroom house previously given consent. Applicant Angus MacAllister of 4...

With just eight days to go until the extended bank holiday planned for the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, celebration plans in the islands are slowly building to create a varied...

With a massive outbreak of déja vu, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has today (Thursday May 19) called for the chartering of MV Pentalina  to cope with the crisis facing Uist with both its mainland ferry...

This morning there are no mainland ferry services from Uist to the mainland at all.  And Harris only has a tidally affected service from Leverburgh.  The ferry service from Lochboisdale was...

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...

As the long-running ferries capacity and reliability crisis in the Western Isles starts again to have a direct impact on people and their hopes and needs, the politicians in Holyrood have been...