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  • Free Essential Cycling Skills Training for Adults

    After the great success of yesterday's training sessions in Stornoway I just wanted to encourage you all to take advantage of brilliant cycle training. Even if you are really nervous or unconfident on your bike this is the perfect opportunity to get that confidence. These sessions are also brilliant If you are confident on riding your bike but would like to ensure that you are cycling in the safest way to protect yourself on the road. The sessions are free and for anyone 16 years and older.

     
  • Cunntadh Taghaidhean Choitcheann - Na Meadhanan Sòisealta/UK Parliamentary Elections Count - Social Media Coverage

    Bidh cunntadh na Taghaidhean Choitcheann a' gabhail àite ann an Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais, Steòrnabhagh, aig 10f air Diardaoin 8mh Ògmhios 2017.

    The count for the UK Parliamentary Elections will take place in the Lewis Sports Centre from 10pm on Thursday 8th June 2017.

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  • National Volunteers Week 1st - 7th June - Toolkit

    The 1st June is the start of national Volunteers Week.

    As a mark of respect for the community in Barra, Volunteer Centre Western Isles has changed the planned celebrations for Volunteers Week and is instead encouraging you to say thank you to your volunteers to recognise the important contribution they make and all the benefits they bring to our islands.

     

     
  • Complaint Not Upheld

    The Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland has not upheld a complaint against 7 councillors or former Councillors on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in connection with a decision not to open Lewis Sports Centre on a Sunday.

     
  • Apprenticeship Programme

    The Comhairle was scheduled to advertise the 2017 apprenticeship programme this week and to commence community meetings throughout the Western Isles beginning the week of the 5 June 2017.

    Given recent events it has been decided to postpone both the recruitment and the meetings until further notice.