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  • LOCAL PEOPLE URGED TO FIGHT NUISANCE CALLS

    Western Isles Citizens Advice Service is today (11/09) launching a campaign to urge Western Isles residents to protect themselves and their loved ones from nuisance phone calls, and to fight back by reporting them.

    Research shows that Scots receive more nuisance calls than any other part of Europe, and that 9 out of 10 Scottish households received an unwanted call within a one month period. Image Hoffman-info.

     
  • High levels of shellfish toxins in East Loch Roag in Lewis

    Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified raised levels of shellfish toxins in East Loch Roag in Lewis.

    Eating shellfish such as mussels, cockles, or razor fish from these areas may pose a risk to human health and notices to warn the public and casual gatherers have been posted at various locations on the shore. Image © marlerblog.

     
  • Fossil Hunters Exhibition at Museum nan Eilean, Sgoil Lionacleit, rescheduled to open on Friday 20th October

    The opening of 'Fossil Hunters' touring exhibition from National Museums Scotland will open at Museum nan Eilean, Sgoil Lionacleit, Benbecula on Friday October 20th.   Image © Lews Castle

     

     
  • Applications for Membership of the Children’s Panel Now Open!

    Applications for membership of the Children's Panel in the Western Isles are now open www.childrenspanelscotland.org

    Children's Panel members make vital decisions about vulnerable children and young people in need of help. Image © ChildrensPanelScotland.

     
  • Sport and Health Primary Sports Activities - Term 1

    Sport & Health have organised a number of sports activity sessions during term time. All information about the sessions can be found at the following link www.cne-siar.gov.uk/isl/index.asp 

    Please can you pass this link onto interested parents, friends, teachers and parent councils. Image © derbyjfl.