• Scottish Parliamentary Election: 5 May 2016

    Na h-Eileanan an Iar Parliamentary Constituency - There will be a Pre-Nomination Briefing Meeting for Candidates and Agents on Monday 14 March 2016 at 4.00pm in the Council Offices, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Image © Scottish Parliament.

  • Failte Cafe

    The Failte Café will be open today from 12-2pm in Pointers. You can find more information on our new Failte Cafe Facebook Page.

  • NEW! sets of books available to reading groups

    Western Isles Libraries have launched a new service; we now have sets of books available to be borrowed by reading groups anywhere in the isles. Please share this information.

  • Scottish Parliamentary Election - 5 May 2016

    The Scottish Parliament Election will be held on Thursday 5 May 2016. There are 129 elected members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) - 73 are Constituency members elected using the "first-past-the post" system. The remaining 56 are Regional Members, who are elected using the Additional Member System.


    The third Outer Hebrides Design Awards are now open for nominations. The Awards will be presented in the categories of Housing, Business / Non-domestic and Conservation. Image © WalkHighlands.