A further four Syrian refugee families have been housed in the Outer Hebrides.
The families, consisting of eight adults and 10 children, travelled to Stornoway
last night and are currently settling into their new homes.
4 Additional Syrian Families
Settle In Outer Hebrides
Comhairle leader, Angus Campbell, said: “Six Syrian families
are now staying safely within our community.
“Whilst the number may be small, our community planning partners are doing what we
can to support the UK Government funded programme of re-settlement.
“The UK programme was set up in response to the human tragedy that we have all witnessed
unfolding in Syria and I know that our community will welcome the new families with
the same support shown to the earlier Syrian families who have been with us for seven