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Letter:  Funding for ferry problem

Youth denies sexual assault

Curfew for bail-breaching girl

Driver loses licence

Teenager intimidated witnesses      

Backing for controversial waste incinerator

Letter:  Simple solution to ferry problem  

Two lifeboats in port             

25-year-old man faces rape charge    

Singing duo highlight anti-slavery charity      

Precautionary warning over contaminated loch     

Busy day at livestock sales      

Islander in court over intent to rape accusation

Latest planning applications

Praise for community learning in Uist

Investigation into assault        

Salmond’s charity auction benefits orphanage  

Sports councils in line for funding   

Body found in search for missing man

Suspicious female

Fence vandalised

Grand opening of £6 million care home     

Girlguiding units opening in Harris

Police seek men over assault

Road traffic collision

Police station shuts for rebuilding work

Thieves steal heating oil

Applications for planning permission

Letter:  Religious fundamentalism

Campervan plans for closed school

“Spaghetti’ of obstacles blocking community energy schemes, says church

Island author scoops Saltire literary award   

Defibrillator installed in Scalpay      

Praise for Gaelic conversation dementia initiative

Crofters in line for higher agricultural payments   

Welcome for Stornoway Post Office modernisation plans

Island councils’ leaders meet with Scottish Secretary

Conversion plans for island pub  

Fundraising event for Ebola crisis

Basketball Festival in Benbecula

Speeding fine

Philanthropist honoured by Lewis and Harris Association

Letter:  MPs desert living wage debate

Letter:  Labour’s “rhetoric and bluster”

Man obstructed police during emergency situation   

Social Security offence

Lisbon Lions heading for Uist event       

Labour chooses Western Isles candidate  

Candidates sought for school closure panel   

Gaelic “worth up to £148.5 million” to economy      

Hefty fine for making threats

Motorist drove without insurance

Friday’s ferry disruptions

Clansman makes special delivery   

Letter:  SNP “idle” over Living Wage

MV Loch Seaforth in successful maiden visit to Ullapool

Schools shut due to weather  

Ferries cancelled in gale force winds

Offender takes jail instead of community service      

Threatening behaviour

Islander admits assault   

Offensive remark lands woman in court  

Islanders observe two-minute silence   

Plans to shift Stornoway Post Office into supermarket are ditched  

Freezing fog diverted flight

Photos:   Remembrance Sunday ceremony

Photos:   Lewis War Memorial wreathlaying    

Sea threatens to destroy archaeological treasure  

DVD fundraising for Gambian school

Upgrade grant for island war memorial  

Letter:  Lack of support for living wage

Motorists caught in speed checks  

Harbour board director quits   

Vehicle crashes into house

Arrests over threatening behaviour

Teenager accused of breaching bail

Stolen tools

Concerns over car ferry service six week cancellation

Search for committed youth workers    

Driver charged after road collision

Man accused of serious assault    

Rural Parliament calls for democratic renewal    

Cut in mental health hospital beds, more resources in community  

Thief targeted fuel pumps

Assault allegation

Woman fined over offensive message

Commemorative poppies mark WW1 loss of life          

Energy regulator criticised over unfair electricity prices

“Outstanding results” for MV Loch Seaforth   

Youngsters at Future Starz basketball camp

Anger over latest ferry disruptions    

Estranged boyfriend fined over cat fight

Teenager fell unconscious after drinking

Islander in court over social security payments  

Allan raises marine designations’ issue  

Letter:  Status of Stornoway Port Authority

Award for Hebridean Celtic Festival  

Breakaway pontoon collides with gas pipeline pier

SSE to meet Comhairle over 15% electricity bill surcharge

Ship is all dressed up with no port to go

Drink driver receives ten year ban     

Pensioner admits sexual assault   

Rescue helicopter airlifts Highland patient

Fire crew extinguish unsupervised bonfire  

Gaelic Schools debate   

Hair today, gone tomorrow  

Island workers need a pay rise, says MSP     

Treasure hunt raises funds for defibrillator charity

Islands make submission to Smith Commission            

Western Isles learning disability project

Planning permission applications

To sea or not to sea - new ferry braves gale

 

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Call for cheaper islands’ electricity price to combat 15% surcharge

 

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Comhairle lobbies for increased crofter housing grant

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Ancient basket saved from the sea

 

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February start to Ullapool car ferry disruption  

 

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Call for cheaper Western Isles electricity prices       

 

Petition against 15% energy bill surcharge

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Remembrance Sunday services take place

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Pupils’ plea: Save our school from closure         

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Recipe for jobs boost in £500,000 business expansion plans

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Oil company secures licence to explore West of Hebrides     

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Ullapool car ferry service cancelled for six weeks

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MV Loch Seaforth is homeward bound        

 

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Comhairle fails to make payment to lowest paid workers, claims union

 

Anger at Comhairle’s tactics over living wage calculation

 

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Strangers offer kidneys to save islander’s life

 

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Liam Aitchison’s killers lose murder appeal

 

Two Lewis men found guilty of murdering Liam Aitchison

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Santander blown away by community-run project

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Evidence of Bronze Age settlement

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Electricity giant seeks standard one-price national surcharge on bills

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1 in 5 island children growing up in poverty  

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Vulnerable island families need crisis grants to survive

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Hurriance Gonzalo weather warning

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Lewis woman wins coveted traditional singing honour at Mòd

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Mod Gold medals presented  

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Hidden 15% surcharge imposed on island electricity bills  

 

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10-year-old has hair shaved off for charity

Lewis and Harris win North Caley Cup

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Ullapool linkspan closure questions

 

Ferry traffic face dark, ungritted roads     

 

Cal Mac is “ignoring” islanders, says MP

 

Timetable chaos for disrupted Stornoway ferry service

 

 Anger over middle-of-the-night ferry service

 

 Cal Mac defends ferry changes     

 

 Temporary Stornoway ferry timetable

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New fire tenders go into action at island airports