News

  • Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)

    At last week's meeting of the Sustainable Development Committee, it was agreed to transfer £141k of the funds earmarked for the Global Guarantee to the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). The Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) was established within the Economic Development service in 2006-07 utilising loan repayments 'recycled' from cumulative EU grants received via Comhairle applications to several structural funding Programmes.

     
  • Tonight's episode of 'Trusadh'

    You may be interested in tonight's episode of 'Trusadh'.

    In April this year Tasglann nan Eilean were contacted by photographer Gösta Sandberg, of Alingsås, Sweden, who had visited the islands in 1977. He initially sent a small book containing photos of his trip. Image © BBC

     
  • Naidheachdan Dualchais - Geamhradh 2017/Heritage News - Winter 2017

    Please see the Winter 2017 newsletter from CNES Heritage Service and Museum nan Eilean. Image © Scottish Construction Now

     
  • Clothing Grant

    Our Education, Sport and Children's Services Committee is recommending an increase in the family income threshold for Clothing Grant applications from £16,105 to £20,000. It is estimated that this will increase the uptake of clothing grants by 20% and help around 100 additional families with the cost of providing uniforms for their children. Image © Hassellcommunityprimary

     
  • Sports Council Funding

    Our Education, Sport and Children's Services has agreed to continue funding for the two local Sports Councils through devolving £13k to the Lewis and Harris Sports Council and £8.5k to the Uist and Barra Sports Council. Image © Harris Gun Club