Archive for October 2016

  • New Harris Tweed marks return of Mòd to Western Isles

    A special edition tweed has been created to mark the return of the Royal National Mòd to the Western Isles. Scotland's biggest Gaelic cultural festival was last held on the islands in 2011. This year's Mòd in Stornoway, on Lewis, starts on Friday 14th and runs until 22 October. Image © Harris tweedHebrides.

  • Blythswood Care Shoebox Appeal

    Please note the last day for giving a shoebox is Saturday 5th November at 12 noon. Our Appeal centre is in the Old Coop building on Kenneth Street behind the Police Station. We will be open on the following dates and times. Image ©  St Mary's RC Church, Nairn.

  • Ionad Spòrs Leòdhais - Term 2 After School Activity booking forms

    Please see the following link for all the Term 2 after school activity booking forms for Primary level:

  • Transocean – Community benefit

    Transocean, the company that owns the oil rig that grounded at Dalmore in the Western isles, is to make a community benefit payment of £120k by way of thanks to the local community. The money will be split between the local communities of Dalmore and Carloway, and an island wide fund to assist Western Isles young people to take part in sporting events on the mainland. Image © logonoid.


    Stornoway Running Club is 'up and running' again as part of Mod nan Eilean's Royal National Mod week! For over a hundred years An Comunn Gàidhealach has followed its motto of; Ar Canain 's ar Ceol - our language and our music. In advance of an Comunn's weeklong celebration of the Gaeltacht's rich heritage SRAC will be run from Oban to Stornoway. Image © acgmod.