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Bad weather affects ferries

Insulation marketing cold calls not from local agency

Soaking experience forces funfair move

Ferry returns after drydock delay

Harris woman becomes top boss at BBC Scotland  

Letter:  “Ruinous” move to centralise HIE

First acts announced for Hebridean Celtic Festival 2017

Major refit for Screen Machine mobile cinema

Ferries cancelled in bad weather

Letter:  NHS receives 40% of Scottish budget  

Gale forecast

Ferry cancellations and disruptions

Motorist fined for driving without insurance

Ferry stuck in drydock  

Islander admits assaults

Man receives alcohol ban

Careless driver caused smash  

Job losses feared when military camp downsized

Letter:  Depopulation worries

Ferry disruption alert

Ban on smoking in cars with children

Festive campaign reminds motorists ‘best approach is none’

Arnish yard increases workforce for windfarm contract

Loganair to look at morning newspaper delivery

Serious set-back for cheaper Western Isles electricity scheme after supplier closes down  

Mink cull blamed for plague of rats

Welcome for £60 million South Uist weapons range modernisation plans

Machair sandy coastal grasslands mapped

Letter: Scottish Government cuts affecting health service  

Shoplifter in court

Careless driver distracted by drunk falling on pavement

Islander refused to leave A&E

Fundraising lunch for Bethesda

Affordable housing essential for community regeneration

Allan offers support for Small Business Saturday in islands

Schools Gaelic debate winners

Plan to build 44 new homes outside Stornoway

Phone fault not fixed after eight weeks

New Lord Lieutenant appointed for Western Isles

Stornoway black pudding showcased at St Andrew’s Day event

School closed for rat control treatment

Three island groups benefit from carrier bag levy

Hundreds of trees planted at football club

20-year vision for Stornoway harbour revealed

Rope wrapped round propeller disrupts ferry sailings

Labour criticises move to disband HIE board

Winter driving advice  

New Gaelic writing competition

Lottery funding supports Befriending scheme

'Ringing the changes' fraud warning  

Ferry delayed in drydock

Island couple who died in tragic accident are laid to rest

Letter: “Substantial improvement” for NHS over past ten years

Scottish Veterans Fund open to applications from ex-service personnel

Ferry disrupted by fog

New members required for Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Plane service cancelled

Meeting hopes to generate interest in reforming community council

Council accused of freedom of speech attack on Sunday sports centre campaigners  

Loganair reveals new tartan livery

Shop breaking trial postponed

Call for urgent debate in Scottish Parliament over scrapping local control of HIE

HIE “fully confident” about its future

New law banning smoking in cars carrying children

£1 million for Western Isles community projects

Letter:  NHS performing better than under Labour  

Letter:  SNP need to “explain HIE centralisation”

Call to use new cash to reinstate west coast coastguard tug

Islands’ fishing industry hugely important to economy

Letter:   NHS cuts

HIE board to be axed in favour of feared “government branch office” operation

Meeting over threat to islands’ renewable industry

Tragic deaths of Gravir couple “not suspicious”

Gaelic tourism scheme to welcome visitors to Scotland

SNP accuse council over population decline  

Axing Stornoway emergency tug was right decision says coastguard boss

College strike action set to resume

Pupils raise hundreds of pounds for hurricane-hit families

Stornoway Christmas lights switching-on ceremony

Chancellor urged to use Autumn Statement to reinstate emergency coastguard tug

Letter:  Developing a national care framework for Huntington’s Disease

Heavy swell risks ferry disruption

Oil rig tug didn’t seek shelter in worsening forecast, Transocean wiser in hindsight

Space week talks

Trading Standards warning over doorstep sellers

Flybe ditches Loganair, axes islands’ franchise contract

No forecast of storm which caught oil rig, inquiry told

Tug boss to give evidence to inquiry into oil rig storm grounding  

Scottish Government ‘will not end up running schools’

Police urge pedestrians to take extra care in dark winter conditions

Letter:  Threat to dental facilities in Uist

More French planes head to islands for testing exercises

Police experts assist in Gravir deaths’ investigation

Elderly couple found dead outside their home

Scottish Government to look at reinstating air discount for business trips

Letters:  The NHS in Scotland

Concerns Brexit may hit cruiseliner tourism

Film screenings at island libraries  

Barra youngster thrilled to win Lapland trip  

Icy roads alert

Voting deadline for community projects funding competition

Community council election

Jet stream bringing chilly weather

Letter:  SNP government's “NHS shame laid bare”

Tourism industry body launched

Ferry services cancelled in bad weather

Flood alert issued for Western Isles

Police enquiries continue into “offensive” notices

Six commissioners selected for key land reform body

Welcome for salmon farming community engagement charter

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Hens banned from roaming on crofts under emergency bird flu measures

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New homes boost community regeneration plans

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Multi-million pound investment means rocket range will remain open until 2028

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Grants to help communities in emergency weather events