• Trading Standards Warning

    Trading Standards are warning residents that there is currently a PEOPLE'S POSTCODE LOTTERY scam letter circulating in the islands. Image © horndeanmatters.

  • Safe Road Travel in the Outer Hebrides

    To raise visitor awareness, the Outer Hebrides Community Safety Partnership in association with Police Scotland and Road Safety Scotland are jointly campaigning to advise overseas drivers and motorcyclists on the correct use of 'Single Track Roads'  to 'Drive on the Left' at all times and to be especially mindful of the vulnerability of pedestrians and cyclists.

  • Passengers Encouraged to Book Ullapool-Inverness Coach Service in Advance

    Customers on the Ullapool-Inverness coach route should benefit from extra capacity following an agreement by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scottish Citylink and the Highlands and Islands Regional Transport Partnership (HITRANS). Image © flickr.

  • Levels of Shellfish Toxin back to safe levels in Kyles of Eriskay

    Monitoring work undertaken on behalf of Food Standards Scotland has identified that the high levels of shellfish toxins identified in Caolas Eiriosgaigh (Kyles of Eriskay) on 16 June 2016 have returned to safe levels. Image © Broxholmroad.



  • Consultation on Licensed Taxi And Private Hire Car (Where Fitted With Taxi Meter) Fare Structure

    Notice is hereby given that Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is reviewing the maximum fares and charges for taxis and private hire cars (where fitted with a meter) within its area as detailed below, with effect from 29 August 2016 and proposes that there be an increase to the current fare structure as detailed below. Any person may lodge representations in writing with respect to the proposal no later than 02 August 2016. Image ©