Recent samples taken at Loch Branahuie, near Stornoway have indicated the presence of blue-green algae. The bloom has the potential to discharge onto Melbost Beach. Dog walkers using the beach should take care that their dogs do not come into contact with the algal scum. Image © superfoodliving.

  • Summer Holiday Club (Ages 5-12)

    We are carrying out a survey to gauge parent's interest in using a holiday club over the Summer holidays which would be based in Stornoway.

  • New £17 million CashBack Fund opens

    Justice Secretary Michael Matheson announced the opening of the application process for the £17 million funding as part of the next phase of CashBack for Communities which will run from April 2017 until March 2020 - with an application deadline of 30th June, 2016. Image © cashback for communities.

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Receives Defibrillator from Lucky2BHere Eilean Siar

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar was today presented with a defibrillator by Cllr Angus Morrison, a Volunteer Trainer and local Co-ordinator with the Lucky2BHere charity.

  • Comhairle Appoints Headteacher of E-Sgoil

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has appointed Mr Angus Maclennan as Headteacher of E-Sgoil. Mr Maclennan is currently Depute Rector at The Nicolson Institute in Stornoway and has previously worked at Sgoil a' Bhac, The Nicolson Institute and as Education Officer at Museum nan Eilean. Image © StornowayGazette.