• People of the Western Isles Let Down

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has expressed deep concerns over plans to use the MV Isle of Arran on the Stornoway-Ullapool ferry freight service.


  • Bernera Bridge – Turf Cutting

    Following the 7.5 tonne weight restriction being placed on the Bernera Bridge in August 2020 the turf cutting which took place today, Tuesday 20th April, marks a significant milestone in the provision of a replacement crossing for the residents of Bernera. Image StornowayGazette

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  • Comhairle Calls for Real Action on Ferry Capacity

    The prospect of a long-term loss of ferry service to the Western Isles at least for the remainder of April - and in all likelihood into May - while MV Loch Seaforth is out of service, will be yet another major economic impact on the Western Isles. 

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  • Postal Ballot Packs Have Started Arriving

    Ballot papers for postal voters in Na h-Eileanan an Iar have started arriving on doormats, ready for the Scottish Parliament election on Thursday 6 May 2021.

  • Only Four Days Left to Register to Vote in the Scottish Parliament Election

    With less than one week to go until the deadline to register to vote in the Scottish Parliament Election, the Constituency Returning Officer is urging residents to make sure they are registered in time.

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