Motorist broke the speed limit   


Careless driver is fined


Assault charge


Underage alcohol offence    


Backpack campaign for the world’s poorest children


Concerns over timetable changes on remaining Barra flights  


16 year olds to get the referendum vote    


Blizzard predicted for Western Isles


Horse lady is banned from driving  


Injured woman airlifted to hospital


Arctic Circle fundraising for Bethesda  


Shark tagging project extended   


‘Intolerable’ low levels of EU support for crofters


Sheriff displays discretion in sorn car case   


Alleged attacker in custody until trial      


Pilot benefit scheme “proves Bedroom Tax unworkable”    


Letter: Unequal division of labour


Letter:   Two fat geese


South Harris to consult on land buyout proposal  


Wife left unconscious after assault   


Youth fined over ecstasy tablet   


South Uist pupils shine at science event    


Schools win in Highlands young scientists’ festival           


Islanders to become eligible for powercut compensation


Minch swimmers plan St Kilda challenge  


Conference hears about fuel poverty in Western Isles   


Island bakery at UK’s largest food event  


Old Nicolson Institute is demolished     


World's “most enthusiastic man” at science festival     


Ferry boss urges tourism businesses to put customers first  


Independence signals renaissance for Labour, says former party MP


Swap fags for swag   


McGrigor says crofting needs practical support measures


Coast erosion expert outlines machair shore problems  


Cash to help tackle fuel poverty     


Campaigners’ objection to Harris salmon farm


Barley family in charity race  


Western Isles visit for Commonwealth Games relay  


Halt to owner occupier crofting house sites  


East wind brings wild fires   


Three wild fires in North Uist  


Ferry breakdown causes knock-on problems  


Land buyout study for Carloway  


Ferry disruption


Run up to Benbecula 10k   


Dennis Canavan independence rallies     


MV Clansman replaces broken Stornoway ferry


Cal Mac praised for ferry wi-fi plans  


Letter:   Misleading info on ferry   


Continuing announces new Moderator   


Allan speaks at Gaelic jobs event    


Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band in championships   


Police weekend watch for bad drivers  


Crofting decline threatens environment


Scottish independence Yes campaign in islands


Island travel agency to close  


Hebridean festival scores hat-trick of acclaim    


Letter:  Disgusted at petition ban   


Comhairle launches communities website    


State-of-the art technology for new Stornoway rescue helicopter  


New active health advice scheme  


Letter: Councillors “actively campaigning” against constituents


Letter:  “Personal vendetta” of councillors    


Scottish Communities League Cup visits Lewis   


Cliff fall casualty transferred to mainland hospital     


New phase in creating St Kilda centre          


Vote for new ferry name       


Millions tune in to see Barra’s world famous landing strip   


New homes boost for Western Isles   


Letter:  Criticism of “autocratic” council     


Threat of teachers’ strike ballot eases     


Letter:  Disgust at council’s decision  


Letter:  Childish council


Injured man airlifted in cliff rescue


Island oil workers affected by rig shutdown


Council “bans” air service petition    


Careless driver knocked down cyclist


Dirty tactics from vacuum repair firms    


Post Office warned against Stornoway move


Stolen signs


Whale spotting training day   


Harris public event for SNH    


Stroke awareness campaign    


Low crime in Highlands and Islands   


Salmon farming and wild fisheries both important says MSP    


Health board promotes tests for ‘hidden’ cancer    


Improvements in fire service management  


Northern Constabulary leaves "legacy of success"  


Top north cop becomes boss of police watchdog   


Training into influencing neurological health services  


Capercaillie for Celtic festival   


Former policeman guilty of island rape


Vigilante fined   


Tourist swindled post offices across the Hebrides     


Letter:   Equal rights for consenting adults     


Wave of queries over new ferry  


Students hold Fairtrade event      


Food for thought


Funding boost for community fuel station


Large wildfire burns moorland  


New Arctic Convoy medal open for applications


Fire destroys prawn creels


Legal glitch prevents decrofting applications


Letter:  “Councillors’ betrayal”     


Man jailed for violent assault                


Indecent exposure offender avoids jail


Barra wants Scottish Government to intervene on plane service


TV celebrity Lorraine Kelly backs Barra air service campaign           


London award for Harris Tweed ambassador  


Prospect of teachers’ strike action against Comhairle    


Drag race held in memory of young engineer    


Letter:   Council cuts were “Labour Party ploy”  


Letter:   Volunteering works    


Girl Guides gang show   


Rising demand for emergency food parcels  


Police investigate suspicious fire  


Islands’ financial woes “needs government intervention”   


Harris Tweed Hebrides add to management team   


Concern over Euro cash cuts


Union boss slates Comhairle job cuts


Public meeting over new Stornoway ferry    


Allan defends free personal care  


More red tape on crofters fears after horsemeat scandal   


Fog grounds planes for second day   


Al-Anon offers support for families of alcoholics    


Call to locate emergency tug cover on west coast      


Fog causes chaos for air services     


Smoke damage after fire in house     


Eriskay pupils question local MSP   


New guide about breast cancer treatment   


Police assault


Dangerous driving     


Union slams Comhairle cuts against staff  


Letter:  “Same-sex knots are a marriage too far"   


Letter:  Comhairle’s 'slash and burn' budget   


Letter:   More heat than light


Teenagers sentenced for assault      


Attacker to pay compensation to victim   


Islander placed on sex offenders register    


“Missing” ferry passenger sparks major sea search


Clansman heads for refit     


SNP gives council leader the cold shoulder  


Family rescued after loch capsize   


Scotland Office changes tack on coastguard tug support


Lifeboat callout


Letter: Comhairle’s idea of consultation is a “sham”


Letter:  Councillors should “examine their conscience”  


Grant funding for Lewis projects   


Comhairle denies “pocketing money” accusation


Injured fisherman taken to hospital       


Passenger grabbed steering wheel of moving bus  


Letter:   “Councillors without back bone”


Hotel bill cheat gets prison accommodation


Island thief is jailed      


Union hits out at Comhairle job cuts        


Anger over scrapping Uist to Barra plane link


Stornoway firm win Lews Castle repairs contract


Letter:   Orange mobile coverage problems    


Revamped plans for housing development   


New salmon farms planned for Harris    


Valentine sweet talk could swing council budget  compromise  


Van Morrison to headline Hebridean Celtic Festival


Bad weather affects ferries    


MP sees red over loss of Orange signal    


North Uist demand the Hebrides return  


Broken down fishfarm boat drifting at sea    


Funding help for Hebridean Celtic Festival  


Loganair - 98% of flights get you there  


Harbour hopes to attract more yacht business    


Allan promotes literary trail in islands


Lews Castle panel to debate legal mess over stalled contract  


North Uist smash


Snowstorm Nemo rains on the Hebrides    


Crackdown on speeding motorists  


Letter:  Downgrading Stornoway Post Office


Atlantic rower secures adventure funding  


Environment Minister in showdown over scallop trawling ban fears  


Buy local produce say MPs  


Cardinal saddened by Pope’s resignation


South Uist group leads the way in tackling coastal erosion  


New Gaelic school for Glasgow    


Plug-in plan for electric vehicles   


Kenneth Street parking ban proposal  


Extra cash for health board        


Callanish Stones turbines rejected “in national interest


Inverness traffic delays for ferry travellers


Island oil workers evacuated from rig   


Independence campaign tour comes to islands


Man treated after fire


Letter:   Bright lights


New number for non emergency calls to police   


Make waves, young lady    


40% of benefit claimants hit by bedroom tax    


Dougie MacLean in HebCeltFest line-up    


Proposal for new infant nursery at Laxdale     


Church writes to the Queen over gay marriage  


Sale plans for Scalpay school


Road grit cash  


Stop for no entry sign


New minister for Scalpay Free Church


Barra plane hit by lightning


Stormbound ferries         


U-turn on axing specialist teachers?   


Barra Bunting Project scoops Epic Award


Gale disrupts ferry sailings    


Motorists urged to take care on icy roads     


Heavy weather continues for Tuesday


Storm brings down powerlines     


Photos of wild seas from Monday’s storm    


One of very last local independent fish farmers taken over


New boss for Scottish Water


Plans to revamp Stornoway harbour


Study into unfair energy export charges  


Welcome for move on island transmission costs


Loganair defends plane service  


App for tax


Warning of severe wintry gale


Ferries face cancellation due to bad weather  


Fire crews called out


Scottish Parliament community visit to Western Isles     


Stornoway Police to mark end of Northern Constabulary    


Ousted congregation finds temporary church     


Stormy conditions on Monday    


New coastguard helicopter crews undergo training   


Stornoway Coastguards co-ordinate rescue of two men from sea      


More islanders take flu jab   


Food tasting session for home care frozen meals    


Plight of the bumblebee  


Knife man jailed for slashing friend   


Bernera’s Count Robin leaves £1.3 million will


Fine for car smash   


Woman tried to bite police sergeant  


Free bus travel for pensioners secured with £10 million investment   


Fake Stornoway black puddings to be made illegal      


Celebrating Scotland’s inshore fisheries   


Community renewable reinvestment guide


Water works hit by powercut      


No move for Bayhead Post Office  


Fair competition amongst petrol stations says watchdog   


Official statistics show UK fuel is highest taxed in Europe    


Storm damage


Third day of ferry cancellations   


Island powercuts


Ferries cancelled


Families evacuated as storm threatens to bring down house  


Lorry blocked road   


Coastguard volunteers on storm duties   


Island powercuts


Roads reopen as storm tide ebbs


Stornoway ferry turns back in violent storm


Batten down the hatches warns emergency group    


Cancelled buses - list of last departure times  


Sexy Peat exhibition will celebrate boggy moorland   


Hurricane winds set to batter Western Isles  


Youth urged to keep a lookout for Gaelic      


Allan signs Holocaust Book of Commitment


Digital guide to use satellite technology to track Berneray’s heritage  


Letter:  Plane Sailing - but no trains    


Letter:   Rambling bluster over mail service   


Missing cash repaid to church    


Gale disrupts Barra transport services  


Uist newspaper launches new look


Barra flies high in world’s top ten airport landings


Salmon farmer confirms redundancies  


Steps mooted to reopen Broadbay fishery


Severe gale forecasted     


Letter:  Delivering the mail    


Petrol prices to jump


Young Gaels encouraged to be global citizens     


Relief ferry


Court rules on “occupied” Free Church     


Warning of strong winds pushing high tides  


Ministry of Defence censured over South Uist death


Letter: A budget cut too far - An open letter to Catriona Stewart, Education chairperson


Ferry disruptions


Hydro engineers fixing fault which hit 2,400 properties    


Weather-bound Clansman  


Another fishing industry body seeks Barra inquiry     


Stewart slams stigma in workplace    


TV company apply to film Liam Aitchison murder trial


St Valentine’s date for council cuts  


Windfarm substation gets go-ahead  


Commander appointed for North police    


Letter:  Independence won’t deliver on postal service     


Concern budget cuts may be an ill wind for health patients


Call for full investigation into Barra conservation area controversy  


Hairdressing students raise cash for lifeboat


SNP councillors pledge to vote to maintain essential front line services


Fears of No-Fish zones under marine environmental measures


Lochhead would repeat east coast trawler ban   


Island musicians perform with National Youth Orchestra of Scotland


The Campbells of Greepe      


Letter:  “Yodelling” policy


Point powercut


Reward offered to catch car thief         


Scottish Fuels co-operating with “dominant abuse” probe


Welcome for OFT fuel investigation  


Ferries cancelled as east wind blows          


Construction begins at Arnish Business Park     


Scouts postal service raises funds     


Rise in water rates  


No start date for stalled Western Isles sub-sea energy cable     


Hundreds of pupils accept Jubilee Bible gift


Castlebay fire crew callout       


Letter:   Salmon job cuts not due to transport costs


Special ferry after series of cancellations  


Start date for motorcycle driving tests  


Oxygen cylinder theft


Ferry cancellations


Closure threat to community centre    


New bosses for Loganair   


Major retailer pays up in Harris Tweed dispute


McGrigor backs community volunteering


“Encouraging” order book for Harris Tweed  


Point Show risks being cancelled   


Crofters urge rejection of Sound of Barra marine designation


Lifeboat callout


Campaigners anger over fish farmer’s “vipers’ nest” accusation


Stòras Uibhist urged to give fair distribution of windfarm cash  


Consultation over Stòras’ windfarm profits   


Icy roads


Crofters’ body seek new crofts       


Funding to spruce up community war memorials


Sound of Harris ferry disruption


CHC out of Stornoway coastguard rescue contract


Party stalwart quits SNP     


Thief sets fire to stolen car  


Man in hospital after kitchen fire   


Crossbost induction


Business group slams SNP over salmon lay offs


New apprentice scheme for fishing industry   

Burnt offerings


Ipad 4 long distance Gaelic conversation


Save Our Minibus plea to councillors   


Appeal for information over sudden death     


Lochs Free induction  


Island postal service under “threat” from Royal Mail privatisation


Blockbuster Brave nominated for Bafta award


Evangelistic services  


Consultation over council cuts   


Pupils get extra day holiday   


Coastguard tug cuts lambasted   


Record salmon exports to Far East   


£4 million funding boost for Gaelic


“Drunken party” ended in assault


Traffic delays after supermarket lorry blaze

Preliminary consultation over North Uist schools


£1,000 penalty for assault


Snatch thief brought to justice      


CNN says Hebridean Celtic Festival is the place to be   


Internet search tracks down spooked dog  


MSP challenges government over haulage RET     


Stornoway plane turns back after smoke alert    


Delayed mental health services consultation


Ullapool Harbour improvements for new Stornoway ferry   


Plans for temporary accommodation hostel


Go-ahead for water company’s wind turbines     


New Year’s Day assault   


Driver absconds after vehicle smashes into wall   


Teenager arrested


Supermarket incident


Barra disturbance


Vandalised cars


Stornoway New Year fireworks


►  Video  -  Stornoway fireworks display


Police reminder of winter travel advice    


Flood alert     


Rough crossings for delayed ferries  


21,000 properties lost power after lightning strike        


Storm affects ferry sailings


Urgent reforms needed to “save” fishing industry


Green car cash used effectively in Western Isles     


Islanders recognised in Queen's New Year Honours List  


Police boss awarded Queen’s Medal    


Severe southwesterly gale forecast


Saturday ferry disruptions


Supermarkets run out of fresh food     


Early closure for Stornoway Sports Centre    


Lewis evening bus services cancelled by storm


Orange flares at sea sparks emergency response       


Public advised to be vigilant as storm approaches


Ferries cancelled as heavy weather sweeps in  


Hurricane force winds affects islands   


Atlantic gale set to bring rain and wind  


Funding to renew empty homes  


Rule change on household renewables loans


Here Come The Girls      


Old school for sale       


Julie Fowlis praised for Oscar nomination       


Weekend gales may affect ferries  


Exceptional standards award for Harris doctor


Tender placed for new harbour plans   


Kitchen fire


Talks over voluntary sale of Pairc estate


Harris House construction to restart      


Letter:    Loaded language


Letter:   A weathervane politician


Opposition to same-sex marriage    


Wheelie bin offence


Car skids off road in heavy rain


Domestic abuse clampdown


Minch fishing grounds at risk from East Coast boats    


Fisheries grants for Western Isles   


Midnight ferry


Christmas turkey shortages  


Weather disrupts ferries     


Arctic convoy veterans win medal battle


Replacement freight ferry sizes up port   


Racist incidents in Western Isles   


Investment in Harris Distillery plans