News

  • Lewis and Harris Shoeboxes FINAL TOTAL

    Can I thank all of you that supported the Blythswood Shoeboxes Appeal in Lewis and Harris. We had another excellent appeal and the shoeboxes will be leaving the Island on Wednesday and will be heading for Kosovo to reach by December. The total for Lewis and Harris was 1558 shoeboxes collected and below is a breakdown of the shoeboxes donated per category. Image ©Giveacar Ltd

     
  • Mobile Library Service

    Please see the latest Lewis and Harris Mobile Library Timetable.  If you would like the Mobile Library to stop at your house, please contact us at 01851 822744.

     
  • Digital Photography Course

    We have a 6-week digital photography evening class beginning next Monday, Nov 7th, in Stornoway Library.  Please see attached poster for details.

     

     
  • Trading Standards Warning

    Trading Standards are warning residents about a current telephone scam in the islands - particularly in Benbecula and Uist. During the call, consumers are asked for various details to verify their identity and are then promised a visit from a solicitor with a cheque for mis-sold PPI (Payment protection insurance) but, they are first required to buy gift cards such as iTunes cards before their cheque is delivered. Image © 2016 The Town of Danville, CA.

     
  • Comhairle Welcomes Calls for Further Gaelic recognition in the Western Isles

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has welcomed comments made at Friday evening's Royal National Mòd 2016 official opening event by President of An Comunn Gaidhealach, John MacLeod, calling for further preservation of the language and its culture in the Western Isles.