• 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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  • Comhairle To Set 2021/22 Budget

    CNES is meeting on the 23 February to consider its 2021/22 Budget. Recommendations before the Policy and Resources Committee include retaining Council Tax for the Western Isles at the 2020/21 level of £1,193.49 at Band D, the lowest in Scotland. Image concordiasupply

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  • Covid-19 Briefing for Pupils, Parents, and Carers

    Following the announcement by the First Minister on Tuesday, it has been confirmed that early learning centres and schools will begin a phased return.

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