Archive for September 2017

  • Tourism related to archaeology is worth approximately £4m to the Western Isles

    The Comhairle's Sustainable Development Committee today heard that tourism related to archaeology is worth approximately £4m and 80 FTE jobs in the Western Isles, but has the potential to be worth £8m and 160 FTE jobs. Image © Michael A Blanchette

     
  • Comhairle calls on British Gas to consider fairer tariffs for Stornoway customers

    Councillor Donald Crichton has written to Mark Hodges the Chief Executive of British Gas asking the company to consider more fair and competitive energy prices for Stornoway customers that would give them the cheapest possible deal available to help alleviate the high levels of fuel poverty. Image © logosdownload.

     
  • Failte Cafe open on Wednesday 27 September

    Tomorrow's homemade soups are Potato & Leek and Lentil. 

    There will be a variety of sandwiches.  

    Soup a sandwich for £3.50 or soup and a crust roll for £2.50 

    Available to sit in, or take-away for those of you with less time.

     
  • Western Isles Play Areas/Playparks

    At a meeting of our Education, Sport and Children's Services Committee this afternoon, Tuesday 26th September, Members will be asked to approve a prioritised list for refurbishment of Play Areas in partnership with communities throughout the Western Isles. Image © freeparks.

     
  • Developing the Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme in the Western Isles

    Members of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Education, Sport and Children's Services Committee will be asked to note a report at a meeting of the committee tomorrow, Tuesday 26th September, detailing the new model and structure for delivering the Duke of Edinburgh Award in the Western Isles. Image © forresterhighschool.