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MSP urges Skye pier upgrade accommodates Stornoway ferry

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Atomists split from Western Isles election race

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Lews Castle College financial challenges

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Electricity cable to run through bridge

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Crackdown on fake Harris Tweed  ..................................................

Proposal for new Iolaire sculpture memorial

Photos: Design proposals for Iolaire sculpture

 

 

 

 

 

Memorial service for lost fisherman ..................................................

Theft of rare black honey bees  ..................................................

“Stop stalling” on island windfarms

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Talks over future of isles’ renewable energy  ..................................................

Clinic upgrade stopped three years ago

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Rescued Lews Castle up for award

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Bays of Harris buyout proposal ..................................................

Lochboisdale dental surgery axed

List of proposed college strike days  

Letter:  Westminster is the real culprit

SNP candidate Brexit negotiations election pledge

Council election hustings

List of council election candidates

Low tides affect ferries

New writer wins inaugural Gaelic award

Church concludes investigation over Rev Dr Iain D Campbell

Linda Norgrove Foundation receives remarkable response to appeal

Over 40 islanders raise issues over Scottish Gas tariffs

Nurses qualify as dementia champions

Ambitious growth plans for South Uist

Island college lecturers prepare to strike

Ferry cancels sailings due to severe sea swell

Lawyer probes speeding hotspot

Three vehicles damaged in smash

“Tawdry” episode of “covert” council candidates

Gallipoli memorial service

North wind brings gale and wintry forecast

SNP confirms Western Isles general election candidate

Letter:  Election and Europe

Scottish Water pressed to find a solution for Harris upgrade

Careless driving

Five months jail for three assaults

Smoke alert ended in drink driving charge

Supermarket donations to island charities

MSP suggests changing alignment of ferry pier

General election sparks uncertainty for island renewables

MSP slams Tory “rape clause”

Letter:  Donald Manford “only councillor to put his community first”

Radio station back on air

More measures required to improve hygiene issues at Balivanich hospital

Backing for Iolaire commemorative sculpture  

Postal voting underway for council elections

College lecturers set to strike  

Marking the centenary of the Iolaire tragedy  

Hustings arranged for local council elections

Prime Minister is “cutting and running,” says Macneil

Thieves steal from church collection box

Scramble to find general election candidates for Western Isles

Theresa May calls snap UK general election  

Sound of Barra ferry cancelled

Decline in Western Isles church attendance

Missing person search

Dental registration figures distorted

Letters:  Election candidates keeping Labour Party membership “secret”

Large scale search for missing man

Islander loses air rifle after breaching new rules

Council workers may strike over pay  

Ferry faces disruption

Fishery cruiser strike vote creates “illegal fishing risk”

Letter:  Doctor “maligning” candidates

104mph speedster fined

Proposal to shift South Uist post office

Parkinson’s Awareness Week  

Letters:  Labour’s election “deception”

Drink driving offence

Islander receives jail sentence

Council election candidate sacked over poisonous rants

Proposals to improve energy efficiency in privately rented homes  

Call to re-open Sandwickhill School for pupils

Sperm whale washed ashore

Letter:  Party politics “negative factor” in comhairle

Western Isles squad announced for international island games competition

List of competitors for Western Isles squad  

Islander grew cannabis

Hospital disturbance

Speeding fine

Safety advice event following island blaze tragedy

One week left to register to vote in council elections

Comhairle’s chief executive appointed to Euro experts’ panel

Malawi fundraising quiz

Energy projects worth £2.5 billion at risk

Rise in passengers at Barra airport

Interest-free loans available to help reduce fuel bills

Letter:  Party politics and Europe

Letter:  Labour trying to “fool the electorate”

Letter:  Labour members “ashamed” to declare party allegiance in council elections

Mental health services redesign in Uist and Barra

Letter:  “No appetite” for party politics in council

Harris Tweed in Florence

Health board “must listen” to community over dental surgery closure

Loss of free parking spaces with more pay and display charges for Stornoway  

Train service for ferry cancelled for a week after landslip

Islanders urged to be aware of nesting birds

Uist student’s film showcased in Glasgow

Letter:  Labour candidates “hiding party affiliation”

Council candidates condemn dentist closure

Secure bike lockers for cycle-to-work commuters

Two Western Isles pupils to take part in WW1 battle centenary commemorations

Cash boost for mental health group

“Catalogue of complaints” over BT service in Western Isles

Letter:  Where’s Labour?

Ferry cancelled

Extra buses on Ullapool ferry run over Easter

14 week delay for driving tests

Islands study conference

Video of coastguard helicopter airlifting injured fisherman

Ferry cancellations

Gale alert

Scottish Government takes control of Crown Estate assets  

New members appointed to Gaelic agency

Hebrides returns to normal duties

Bank lends a hand in helping community run-businesses

“Humiliating” U-turn on HIE board

Hedgehog removal plan in limbo

Muddy eyesore at Callanish Stones

Young driver fined for no insurance

Seatbelt offence

List of council election candidates

Epic Peking to Paris Rally raises funds for island charity

Rescue helicopter back in action after emergency alert

 

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College lecturers on strike

Proposal to axe local air traffic control at island airports