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New councillor elected for Benbecula and North Uist ward

Stornoway Trust election outcome  

Queen Elizabeth ocean liner to visit Stornoway

Former Conservative leader visiting Lewis

Comhairle switches off for World Earth Hour  

Loganair promises more lower-priced seats on Stornoway route

Island voters go the polls in local elections

Local firm wins care home construction contract

Idlewild for Hebridean Celtic Festival

One community a month helped by Scottish Land Fund

New service aims to find work for oil workers

New Gaelic poetry competition

Lottery cash for mentoring project

Crofters urged to report damaged hydro lines

Letter: Sermon in the eclipse

Letter:  Candidates angst over devolved issues

Parents furious at headteacher cut

Comhairle defends imposing controversial shared headship on school   

Running for the Mòd  

Hebridean Celtic Festival wins accolade for fifth time

Shawboat boat building project event

Bid to encourage more Gaelic in Church of Scotland

£2000 fundraising boost for heart defibrillator charity

Local grid improvements needed to boost community turbines

Highest tides for nearly 20 years

Crofters consulted over compensation payments for Stornoway windfarm

Allan welcomes Bernera buyout vote

Marine industry worth £4.5 billion to economy  

VAT scam letter

Tasty news for guga hunters as seabird population soars

Photos:  Hundreds watch eclipse at Callanish

Large majority back community buyout

Allan backs use of British Sign Language

Summit over future powers for island councils  

Labour demands “full transparency” over new ferry lease

Gannet populations are booming

Fog and cloud risks spoiling eclipse sighting, enthusiasts head for St Kilda for better view

Scaled-down event to replace storm-affected agricultural show

Local planning applications

Blàr Buidhe proactively contacted dietician for weight-loss residents

Great Bernera buyout vote deadline

Outdoor learning is more fun

Islands in best spot for rare eclipse of the sun

Satellite tagging used to track giant tuna  

Many crofters ignore crofting census  

Riding centre holds dressage event

50th anniversary for Harris Voluntary Service

Conservative candidate concerned over SNP centralisation

Lib Dem election candidate announced

Isles MP is top Scottish MP for speaking in parliament  

Letter: Quality rather than quantity

MSP seeks meeting over health issues

USA imports record amount of Scottish salmon

Darts’ results

Cheaper fares for Stornoway to Skye ferry diversion

Teenager guilty of assault

Harris marina project applies for funding

23-year-old bit female on the face

Exile caused mayhem on visit home

Recent planning applications

Hebridean Celtic Festival latest acts announced

Ferry services suspended during rough seas

Supermarket delivery van blown off road

Another severe gale on its way

Loch Seaforth withdrawn from service with oil leak

Man denies breaking restraining order

Pair assaulted restaurant staff

Letter:  Lochboisdale ferry route history

Town centre road closed in high winds

Ferry disruptions

Letter:  Why replace blue Tories with red Tories?

More gales to sweep over Western Isles this week  

Southerly gale set to hit at morning high tide

Cancellations and disruptions for ferry services

Letter:  Confusion over ferry dates

Man reported missing is traced

Consultation over bus services

Council “ran down” rural school towards closure, claims MP

Call for new wave energy body to be sited in Hebrides

Many still without power after storm

Crofters urged to respond to housing grant consultation

3am sailing for stormbound ferry passengers

Hydro workers battle to repair powercuts

Bràighe road shuts as waves crash over

Support for oil workers at risk of job loss

Letter: SNP accused of “distorting facts” over ferry

Weather disrupts services

Brewing storm risks power cuts, disruptions

Schools close as violent winds hit Uist and Barra  

Cancellation of evening bus services

Ferry disruptions due to Monday gale

Poverty action group slates donation

Employer set to leave Uist over ferry problems  

Cash to improve work-based training

Severe gales forecast

Ferry cancellations due to rough seas

Stormy weather

Bràighe closed

Ferries cancelled

Loch Seaforth’s fallen fan put down to teething problem

New £43 million flagship ferry breaks down  

Salmon farmer changed safety practices after death

Extra Stornoway ferry summer sailings

Letter:  Dangerous roads

Lewis and Harris darts league

Stornoway paramedic wins national patient safety award

Injured fisherman airlifted to hospital

South Uist ferry cancellations raised with Cal Mac

Letter: Labour failed community over Lochboisdale - Mallaig ferry service  

Call for review of South Harris ambulance provision

Consultation over children’s play areas

Letter:   Fight to save school goes on

Letter:  “Lives at risk” by council gritting policy

Alert of overnight snow  

Casualty taken to hospital

Snow closes local airports

SNP reselect Macneil to fight Western Isles seat

Labour accuse SNP over ferry tendering

Woman hurt in car accident

Schools shut due to snow

Energy company backs fuel poverty charity

Ferry ticket giveaway to boost tourism

Lorry accident

Wintry weather

Gale warning

Ferries on amber alert

Latest applications for planning permission

Refit delayed ferries due to return

Community to vote over island buyout proposal

Superfast broadband may be slower than expected

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Island trawler dragged by mystery submarine ...............................................

Health board slammed over bungled operation  

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Famous Red Arrows to perform spectacular air display over Stornoway

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Probe launched into care home, admissions suspended  

►  Blàr Buidhe care home “working closely” with investigation team

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Race to save historic church from sea  

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Barra shortlisted in world’s most scenic airport poll .................................................

Baby and children health visit services suspended

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Election for Stornoway Trust community landlord

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Driver breaks back after car crash on icy road  

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Stornoway is “ideal location” for spaceport  

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Combination of factors contributed to tragic death

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Driver in death accident may have been “propelled” out of lorry  

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Stornoway Airport willing to help spaceport investors

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Fatal accident inquiry into lorry driver’s death

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St Kilda visitor centre plans move forward

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Horse custody row in court

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Threat of airport workers strike

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Job concerns at Arnish yard as order book dries up .................................................

£14 million housing improvement contracts awarded  

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Hedgehogs caught on camera killing baby chicks

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New £5 million plan to get rid of hedgehogs

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Stornoway spaceport report due soon

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Island ferry routes up for bids  

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Over 3,000 attend Loch Seaforth open day  .................................................

Result declared in Barvas Estate community buyout vote  

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Comhairle votes for package of cuts and savings  

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Western Isles financial crisis worsens, council faces £12 million blackhole

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Comhairle makes decision on Lionel secondary school

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MV Loch Seaforth first commercial sailing tonight, announces public open day

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New councillor elected unopposed

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Five treated for carbon monoxide poisoning

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First Gaelic status for six schools

 

 

Construction of new £8.4 million school set to start