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Letter:  Christian Party against abortion

South Uist ferry service disruption

Skye hoax caller jailed

Man pestered girls with sexual messages

Villagers told to boil water as health precaution

Lifeboat callout

Island district gets first social rented homes in 40 years

Government grant for the Mòd

Yacht in difficulties after losing rudder  

Low tides affect ferry sailings

Recorded deaths of Scottish seafarers online for the first time

Community benefit donation for Lochboisdale Amenity Trust

Lifeboat aids stricken fishing boat

Six new pilots to take to the skies with Loganair

Potentially poisonous scum affects lochs

Historical society seeks votes for energy scheme

Breakaway congregation to get its first minister

New season starts for Lewis and Harris darts

Cruiseliner casualty evacuated to hospital

Cal Mac guarantees to pay staff living wage

Nominations sought for 30 community councils

Song for St Kilda Swim

Council by-election to be held

MoD urged to clean up former secret military base  

Call to create new crofts from neglected estates  

Charity effort brings medical lifeline to Benbecula

Tourism initiative to promote local food  

Ferry sailing on amber alert

High winds may affect ferries

Thundery downpours for the Western Isles

Ferry disruption

Out-of-hours arrangements left emergency patient without medical attention

Stewart appointed to Scottish Labour's new team

Brand new ferry gangway breaks down

Fàilte Café fundraising event

Unlicensed sellers

Concerns over unfair electricity prices

Clampdown on anti-social behaviour

Cash to tackle fuel poverty in poorer homes

Serco meets with island representatives over ferry tender

Charity tin stolen from church

Fisherman airlifted to hospital

Fog delays flights

New task group to examine home heating issues   

Letter:  Weapon of mass destruction

Social Services Council awareness event

South Uist ferry cancelled

Islander resisted four police officers

Assault charge

Man to pay compensation after assault

Letter:  “Humanitarian catastrophe" of abortion

Lewis Pipe Band win trophy at World's competition

Dangerous driver

TV's Judge Judy passes judgement on Stornoway  

Move to cut plane passenger tax      

International Youth Day marked by call for 16-year-olds to register to vote

Ferry running late

Chef assaulted nightclub bouncer

Drink driver refused to give breath test

Man caught with nearly £100,000 of drugs  

The World comes to Stornoway

Cal Mac and union agree ban on zero hours contracts

Christian Party seeks election candidate

Plan to demolish former school for housing

Islander not guilty of knife allegation

Adventurer in round-the-world gyrocopter quest lands in Western Isles  

Letter:  The non-nuclear weapon message

SNH to draw up Gaelic Language Plan

High demand for superfast broadband

Harris Tweed weaving returns to Uig  

Ferry cancelled

Summer gale for Western Isles

Ferry on amber alert

Woman cut out of crashed car

Allan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima

Tax credit cuts hit 1,000 island families

Beach scum may be poisonous

24 more new homes proposed for Melbost Farm development

Public meeting over changing council tax system  

Letter:  Keep Cal Mac

High levels of shellfish toxin found in three sealochs

Letter:  Call to suspend ferry tendering process

Car smash

Exam results day for pupils

Large crowd attend councillor's funeral

 

 

 

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New £48 million island ferry to be built on the Clyde

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Modern new-build ferry set for 2018 delivery

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Plans for St Kilda centre at "crucial" stage

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Campaign urges children to take care crossing the road

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Public meeting to hear of medical cover "near misses"

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Oyster farm venture creates jobs

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Serco pledges to run ferries better than Cal Mac

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Drugs courier jailed, caught with nearly £100,000 cannabis for Western Isles  

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Council backs larger capacity windfarm

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St Kilda swimmers complete crossing

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Violent sex attacker faces jail

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Shipload of millionaires drop in on Stornoway

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Marie Curie service recruits more nurses .............................................

Study reveals factors pushing young islanders to move away

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Westside clinch Eilean an Fhraoich victory

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Video: Leòdhasaich Got Talent at the carnival

 

Video:  All the fun at the Lewis Carnival 2015

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Council accused over Lews Castle hotel deal

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Rival firms compete for ferry service contract

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Death of local councillor

 

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