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Test drilling begins on Stornoway deep-water port proposal  .......................

“Tough decisions” over BiFab

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New ferry delayed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deal to save BiFab

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Arnish workers to barricade yard

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BiFab workers march for jobs

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Student hostel plan refused

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Builder’s yard plans rejected

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uist dental closures “wrong decision” says Labour  

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Call for subsidy on Benbecula - Glasgow air service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uist dental surgeries to close in centralisation drive

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Oil workers unhappy with Eastern Airways service  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Geese numbers set to soar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Island self-employed and small businesses face unique challenges  .......................

Western Isles singers win Traditional Gold Medal

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Back win top rural choir prize

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Investigation after plane veers off taxiway at Stornoway  .......................

Major leap forward for Western Isles sub-sea cable


    



 

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Police seize cocaine during Western Isles drugs raid

Atlantic gale and wintry weather forecast

Ferry disruption alert

Cal Mac appoints wildlife officer

Youngster praised for Bethesda fundraising

Hebridean Celtic Festival announces first acts

Flight delayed by air traffic control shortage

Ice hazard as temperature plummets  

Barra flag wins official recognition

Multi-million pound Stornoway harbour redevelopment plan

Home Office considers foreign fishermen pilot scheme to fill crew shortages

Arnish yard “within minutes” of closure

Lewis man elected police union leader

New Gaelic literary festival

Phone scammers targetting islanders

Motorists warned speed kills

School emergency protocol activated in knife alert

Letter:  Revisiting Luther’s ambition?

Offender jailed for 12 months

BiFab saved from administration three times last week  

Final rounds of schools’ Gaelic debate

Letter:  Another Reformation “desperately needed” in Scotland

Public meeting over geese wrecking havoc on crofting land

Countdown to Stornoway Christmas lights event

Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band to take on the Big Apple

Ferry service resumes after pier repairs

Crofting Federation offers proposals for taking crofting forward

Driver taken to hospital after car leaves road

Labour welcomes BiFab’s survival  

Plaques presented to island stalwarts

Letter: Long term fix needed at Arnish

Stornoway shortlisted in future town design competition

Best seabird breeding season on Mingulay

Trade unions hail deal to secure BiFab jobs

Arnish rescue is “great Christmas present”

MacNeil welcomes Arnish agreement  

Western Isles nurse scoops award for improving care service

Arnish mass meeting with union over closure threat

Energy Ombudsman being sued over Stornoway overcharging row

Emergency talks continue over BiFab

Ferries face disruption in bad weather

Letter: Not a good time for Arnish

Plans for playtime boost at Uig Community Centre

Glowing report for Christian school

Extra buses on Ullapool ferry run over Christmas

Cameron meets with BiFab workers at Holyrood rally

Hundreds to march in Edinburgh over BiFab jobs threat

Ferry cancellations and disruptions

“No wages” for Arnish workers

Preparations to commemorate 100 years since Iolaire disaster

NHS Western Isles paid over £2000 for locum GP to work one shift

Marking the Iolaire tragedy centenary

Warning over council tax scam calls

Urgent efforts to try and save BiFab  

BiFab files administration notice, hopes for rescue plan to save jobs  

Remembrance Sunday in Stornoway

Photos:  Remembrance Sunday at Lewis War Memorial

Allan working to secure future of Arnish

No Lochmaddy ferry for a week

BiFab under pressure to reveal extent of financial troubles  

Arnish yard operator on brink of “calling in administrators”

School bin set on fire

Nicolson in inter-schools debate

Long service awards for two island community nurses

Library film screenings shortlisted

“Stateless” island youth row resolved

Island educationalist urges Scotland to update the way reading is taught in school

Flybe introduces free luggage allowance

Loganair ims to be ahead in air wars

Unsatisfactory Aberdeen air service

Increase in local salmon farming jobs

Ferry disruption due to bad weather  

Government announces home loan fund

Sheep worrying warning to dog owners

Cal Mac’s top boss to leave ferry firm  

Gaelic schools debate gets underway

Popular play park fundraising for new toilets

Relief ferry out of service for repairs   

South Uist play at the Edinburgh Fringe

Ticks and Lyme disease seminar

£15 million loan pledge for BiFab rescue