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  • Isles To Tackle Empty Homes

    Councillors on the Western Isles have backed in principle the introduction of a dedicated officer to help bring long-term, privately-owned empty homes back into use.

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  • Looking For Land For Housing

    The Comhairle is working closely with Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) to deliver an ambitious programme to provide new affordable homes throughout the Outer Hebrides due to enhanced funding from the Scottish Government. Image ©  huffingtonpost

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  • Trading Standards Warning

    Trading Standards teams across the North of Scotland are reminding householders to be on their guard if they are approached by individuals offering to install home energy products.

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  • Care Home Visiting Restrictions

    Care Home Visiting Restrictions: Upon Scottish Government  advice in relation to Coronavirus, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is implementing a practice of having a single representative as residents' named visitor at its Care Homes. Image © scot.nhs.uk

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  • Further Restrictions on Care Home Visits

    In light of the updated Scottish Government advice around reducing the risk of spreading Covid-19 and shielding vulnerable groups, the Comhairle has taken the decision to restrict Care Home visiting to essential visits only with effect from 7:30pm this evening, Thursday 26th March.

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