• Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership - Resettlement of Syrian Families

    The Western Isles Syrian Family Refugee Resettlement Working Group has been working over recent months, with good engagement from all partners, in preparation for the arrival of Syrian families in the islands.

  • The Outer Hebrides Welcome Refugees

    Should you wish to donate time, skills, goods or other practical help to refugees arriving in the Outer Hebrides, please let us know by filling out the form available via the link provided below. Image © Scottish Government.

  • HAVE YOUR SAY - The future development of the Outer Hebrides

    We are consulting on a Main Issues Report (MIR) as part of the preparation for a new Local Development Plan (LDP), which will guide development and land use in the Outer Hebrides over the next 10-20 years. We are now mid-way through the consultation period, which closes on Friday 26th February, and the public are encouraged to comment and help shape the future development of the Outer Hebrides. Image ©

  • Sound of Harris ferry service: 8-13 Feb 2016

    Please find attached Timetable amendments for the Berneray-Leverburgh ferry service effective from Monday 8th until Saturday 13th February, due to expected tidal conditions. The [smaller] relief vessel Loch Bhrusda is still operating on the route. 

  • Failte Cafe Meal Deal

    Failte Café will be open today (3/2/16) in Pointers from 12-2pm. In addition to our usual menu we are offering a special Take Away Meal Deal which includes soup, a sandwich and a carton of fruit juice for £3. We are also serving take away tea and coffee for £1.