Ward 2

Beinn na Faoghla, Uibhist A Tuath

Benbecula, North Uist

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Trading Standards Warning

Trading Standards at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are warning residents of a telephone scam which has been circulating locally, where the caller states that your bank is under investigation and in order to protect yourself you are instructed to move your money to a different account. Image © Danville

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Badminton Basic Workshop

Sport & Health are working in partnership with Badminton Scotland, Highland & Islands Badminton Development Officer Jane Grant to offer volunteers and youths an excellent opportunity to gain their first step on the Badminton Scotland coaching ladder. Image © Kingkalli

This ward is made up of the islands of Benbecula, North Uist and Berneray.  It elects three councillors.

Benbecula

 

Am Pàipear is an award community newspaper based in Balivanich which focuses on news and events across the Uists.

 

North Uist

 

Lochmaddy is also home to Taigh Chearsabhagh - a museum and arts centre with a cafe, small shop and the the Uist Outdoor Centre nearby.

 

For more information on North Uist visit the island's website.

 

Berneray

 

There is a causeway linking Berneray to North Uist, which was opened officially in April 1999 by Prince Charles.  For more information on Berneray please visit the island's Community website.