• High Levels of Shellfish Toxin

    Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in Traigh Mhor in Barra. Image © marlerblog

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  • Comhairle Leader’s Statement 29 May

    This week, I want to focus on the fantastic work which has been ongoing in our Education system and pay particular thanks to all the parents/guardians, pupils, teachers and all our education employees, across the Western Isles, for their continued response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Household Waste Recycling Centres

    As the Scottish Government has confirmed that there has been a revision to guidance on travel, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will reopen the Creed Park Household Waste Recycling Centres  for essential use only from Monday 1 June 2020 and the Rueval Household Waste Recycling Centre from Tuesday 2 June 2020.

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  • Crofting Advice Update

    The COVID crisis has had an impact on all aspects of island life, including crofting activities. This has led to several questions on what is allowed under the current restrictions.

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  • Heritage Goes Digital to Connect During COVID 19

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Heritage Service have been busy of late - using photography, artefacts, archives and videos to bring the collections of the Outer Hebrides to life.

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