The Queen has appointed Mr Iain Macaulay DL as Lord-Lieutenant for the Western Isles to succeed Mr Donald Martin who retires on 21 March 2022. Born and brought up in Sollas, North Uist, Mr Macaulay...

The Eriskay Pony Society is celebrating 50 years of preserving the island’s unique indigenous pony A handful of islanders established “The Association for the Preservation and Development of the...

2022 marks a special year for Her Majesty The Queen who will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee, says the Lord-Lieutenancy of the Western Isles. This represents 70 years as the nation’s Monarch – a...

Creative Connections Western Isles – An Lanntair’s visual arts workshops for the Over 60s throughout the islands – returns with a new series of classes starting this month. Open to anyone who feels...

If you are at a loose end and wish to try something new, there’s currently no shortage of volunteering opportunities in Uist. No matter your age or skill set, it appears there is a volunteer...

The winners of this year’s prestigious Gaelic short film competition FilmG 2022 was announced last night (Friday, February 25) in a special awards ceremony on BBC ALBA. Many of the winners across...

Cairinis mobile library and Taigh Chearsabhagh have bagged two spots on Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage’s annual week-long tour of UK libraries. There are only nine dates, and the Uists join...

Leaving wide gaps under every door and wide-open vents in home windows as part of Government-backed housing insulation projects is not going to work for homes in the Hebrides.  That's the view...