• £500 payment for Personal Assistants

    A dedicated  online and paper based application form, administered by Scotland Excel on behalf of Scottish Government, was launched on 30 June 2021 to pay Personal Assistants who are eligible to receive their £500 payment for NHS and Social Care staff.

  • Call for free bus travel for Under 22s

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has sought support from Western Isles MSP, Dr Alasdair Allan, to extend free bus services for young people under 22s to ferry travel.

  • Levels of Shellfish Toxin back to safe levels

    Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified that the high levels of shellfish toxins identified in Traigh Mhòr in Barra on 07 June 2021 have returned to safe levels.

  • UK secures the rights of millions of EU citizens

    New statistics show there were 6 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme by 30 June 2021, securing EU citizens' rights in the UK. Image,

  • Young Scots have their say on COP26

    A new programme of events will put the voices of young people in Scotland at the heart of the climate conversation during COP26. Image,