One of the Maritime Coastguard Agency’s fixed wing aircraft was called from a training exercise west of Lewis yesterday (Tuesday 7 July) to investigate an alert over a possible overturned...

Lifeboat fundraiser Jane Maciver is on the road today (Wednesday 8 July), sticking to her commitment to walk 24 miles for charity. Jane had been signed up to take part in the Glasgow Kiltwalk in...

Four new jobs are being created in the Western Isles as the Crofting Commission expands its work on the Islands. Additional funding of £325,000 is being provided to the Crofting Commission by the...

Stronger action to save and revive the Gaelic language is needed, say students in the Highlands and Islands – and this view is also backed by Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan. In response to a...

The final miles are due to be pedalled today (Wednesday 8 July) as fundraising cyclists complete the 2020 Butt2Barra cycle in strange times. More than 50 cyclists picked up the challenge to cycle...

Some local owners of shops and cafés are saying they are baffled by the new face covering restrictions which are due to start this week. "We have been serving people without masks for weeks - now,...