Archive for February 2021

  • Teacher training

    The STEM bursary scheme to encourage more people to train as secondary school teachers in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computing Science, Technical Education and Home Economics is set to continue. 

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  • Equality and Human Rights Fund

    The Equality and Human Rights Fund is a new programme that supports organisations that deliver work focussed on tackling inequality and discrimination, furthering equality, and advancing the realisation of human rights in Scotland. Image © facebook

    Tags: Equality and Human Rights Fund

  • Outer Hebrides - Local Business Discretionary Fund

    Outer Hebrides - Local Business Discretionary Fund aims to provide grant support to local businesses experiencing immediate financial challenges due to COVID-19 restrictions/regulations but unable to access other COVID-19 business grant schemes, particularly since October 2020.

    Tags: Local Business Discretionary Fund

  • CNES Rejects Transport Scotland and Calmac Proposals

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar joins a range of community representatives in the islands in formally rejecting the proposals from Scottish Government agency Transport Scotland and their contractor Calmac.

    Tags: Calmac Proposals

  • CNES Leader Budget Speech

    CNES Leader Roddie Mackay said: "Today's budget is the fourth of this term of the Comhairle. It is fair to say that when I told you last year that we continued to operate in a period of significant challenge I had not imagined the impact that the pandemic would have on our economy and society."

    Tags: Budget