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Knuckle-duster man in court

Islander remanded

Arctic convoy hero finally honoured

Fears coastguard rescue tug cover could be axed  

Ferry makes rare voyage

Comhairle calls for "realistic" croft house grant

Monitoring health conditions by text

Scottish Parliament backs legislation to strengthen rights of carers  

Loganair chief hit by flight delay

Letter:  Bus station closure threat

Concern over seafarers' jobs

New leglisation backs more Gaelic education rights

Letter:  EU will not prosecute migrant rescuers

Western Isles Macmillan nurses shortlisted for award

Motoring offence

Islander warned he faces jail sentence

Southern gale affects Cal Mac sailings

Ferry turns back

European Parliament seeks a better deal for island communities

MSP raises children's home closure issue with Comhairle

Changes to South Uist Medical Practice out-of-hours arrangements

Loganair bosses to meet Comhairle over airline's troubles

Allan raises concerns about lack of care packages  

Ferry disruption

Resettlement of Syrian families

Latest acts announced for Hebridean Celtic Festival

Police officers affected by own CS spray during chaotic arrest of islander  

Work starts on replacing old water mains

Teenager in court for teaspoon assault

New measures target unlicensed fishing

Icy conditions

Drink driver caused crash

New CD of Gaelic hymns

Crisis grant delays

Ferry disruptions

Ferry bidder wins "smarter working" accolade

Debt figures highlight islanders' financial struggle

Croft housing grants to increase

Star Wars film tour hit by stormy weather

Causeway closed

Severe weather - disruption to services

Hydro operating at red alert  

Benbecula Medical Practice storm closure

Storm disruption: Schools, buses and refuse collections  

Ferry cancellations, disruptions

Community hall survey

Chip shop disturbance

Islander breached village ban

MP signs Holocaust Book of Commitment

Ferry runs ahead of bad weather

Honour for island air cadet  

New Moderator for Free Church Continuing

Strong winds affect ferries

Cal Mac warns of continued ferry disruptions  

Storm damage blow for garden centre

Loganair arranges additional flights after weather cancellations  

Met Office warns of freezing conditions after the storm

Causeway closed

Powercuts hit island households

Council cuts:  Budget consultation deadline

Ferry disruptions

Schools, buses, sports centres disrupted by severe weather forecast

Hydro engineers on standby for powercuts

Letter:  Safety reasons behind cancelled ferries

Uist community want return of the Hebrides

Churches urge Comhairle to save overnight carer service  

Serious sex charges against police officer dropped     

Passengers rights over delayed planes and ferries

Crofting grant scheme approvals to resume

Concern over proposed closure of children's care home

Adverse weather prevents berthing

Ferries in drydock

Death of well-known solicitor

Army Reserve event cancelled

Braighe roadway reopened after high tide

Crofting concerns

St Kilda centre plans move forward

Cancelled ferries

US storm to bring rain and wind

Tributes paid after former bishop for the islands dies    

Ferries plan to run during lull in weather

Lodge Fortrose donations to local charities

Letter:  Islanders penalised for Gordon Brown's "bungling incompetence"

Letter:  Labour are the "Tories biggest supporters"

Casualty in hospital after house fire

Delay in crofters' agricultural support payments

Letter:  Scottish Government is responsible for cuts

Gale alert

Ferry services disrupted by weather  

New SSE cheaper prices' offer

Harris Tweed booms in Italy

Gale forecast

Clansman on amber

Loganair chief executive to leave airline

Pupils raise funds for medical equipment  

Letters:  Ghost town fears

Letter: Austerity and reality

Stornoway bus station risks shutting under cuts

Fishermen face near 5% rise in harbour dues

Shortage of childcare facilities

Ice warning

Met office issues ice warning

Council proposes cutting services

Money could be saved by letting grass grow

Sport centres' membership fees face increase  

Assault charge

Arrest

Icy weather alert

Call for income tax increase to combat council cuts

Tumble dryer offender sentenced to jail

Islander assaulted police officer

House horse case in court

Letter:  Council "disingenuous" over inter-island air service  

Christian school open day

Hot water bottle appeal

£200,000 bailout could save troubled Harris Tweed mill  

Politicians raise concerns over threatened

Westview residents asked for green space development proposals

Letter: Horse fees

Letter: Empty lives

Assault offence

Drink driving charge

Internet disruption at GP surgeries

Icy conditions

Internet service fault hits island villages

Comhaire faces £13 million cash woes  

Council withdraws controversial Uist and Barra cuts' proposals

Proposed abattoir closure would hit crofting community

Comhairle holding special budget cuts' meetings

No specialist teachers for pupils under proposal

More potholes under planned cuts

Loss-making library cafe could shut

Evangelistic services

Cal Mac confirms improved summer timetable  

Letter:  Council is "not fit for purpose"

Ice alert for Western Isles

Propeller problems take ferry out of service

Lighthouses could help boost mobile phone coverage  

New head of Christian Aid Scotland

SSE hosts customer roadshows in Western Isles

Letters:  Loganair subsidies and free planes

St Kilda swimmers shortlisted for national adventure award

Letter:   Comhairle justifies record on transport

Ferry disruptions

School closed as heating supplies run out

Cal Mac trims Stornoway check-in time  

Construction of 34 new HHP homes underway

Letter:  Comhairle's bad record on island air services

Ferry cancels first voyage after drydock return

Most ferry sailings to resume as rough seas subside

Yacht towed to safety

Fisherman loses finger in accident

Letter:  "Hot air" over plane services  

Killer whale died after fishing gear entanglement

Powercut affects Lewis' villages

Stormy weather for Sunday

Ferry service on amber alert due to storm forecast  

Mallaig ferry service cancelled

Letter:  Ferry tender legal case is "hopeless"

Allan tells Loganair of passengers' complaints

Letter:  QC has legal opinion on ferry tendering

New Year job vacancies

Stornoway set for bumper cruise liner season

Letter:  Where we are going with Loganair ?

Letter:  Ferry privatisation is "myth"

North MSP meets with Loganair boss over delays

Air passengers must receive better service says MP

Ferry delays

Ex-Boys' Brigade captain sexually abused boy on Western Isles trip

Ferry's sudden withdrawal for second drydock in weeks

Gale forecast

Cancelled ferry sailings

Call for feasibility study into setting up publicly-run islands' airline

Western Isles named as one of world's top holiday destinations

Labour MSPs back first time buyers mortgage help pledge

Letter:  Loganair bosses must not get bonuses

Hebridean killer whale survival fears after female orca found dead

Letter: Scottish Government should contribute to the cost of new aircraft for the islands

Huge boulder affects ferry route road

Fire crew pump out boat

Strong easterlies affect ferries

Ferry timings change for relief ships

Missing walker found after search

Incoming gale affects ferry service  

Windy weather forecast

Ferries cancelled and disrupted due to high winds

Cal Mac drydocking plans rejigged

Wind and tide affect plane landings

Bridge wind warning signs to be replaced

Letter:  Plane delays

Ban on throwing unmarketable fish back in sea

 

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Western Isles Weather

Loganair promises improvements within weeks  

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Anniversary of Whisky Galore ship

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Islanders recall the Politician's bounty

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Loganair bosses to meet Comhairle over airline's troubles

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Allan raises concerns about lack of care packages  

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Islanders urged not to travel during wild storm

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Amber alert for brewing storm

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Lightning strikes threaten more power cuts

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Wild storm to hit Western Isles

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Health and social care services face £5 million cuts and savings  

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First water birth in Western Isles

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Police press ahead with closure plans for 999 emergency call centre

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Comhairle cuts risks 84 council jobs

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Angry parent threatens to punch council leader

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Salmon farmer to cut jobs

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No rescue package for Carloway mill

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Comhaire faces £13 million cash woes  

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Council withdraws controversial Uist and Barra cuts' proposals

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Proposed abattoir closure would hit crofting community

 

 

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Comhairle holding special budget cuts' meetings

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No specialist teachers for pupils under proposal

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More potholes under planned cuts

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Loss-making library cafe could shut

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Stornoway set for bumper cruise liner season

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Publicly-owned airline proposal to be aired with transport minister

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Loganair flying high with increased profits

 

 

 

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Drifting trawler towed to safety

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Letter:  Time for islands to run its own air service?

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New air discount of 50% for islanders  

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