• Single-Use Plastics Banned From 1st June

    The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products)(Scotland) Regulations are coming into force on 01 June 2022.  

  • The Community Ownership Fund

    UK government has launched a new £150 million Community Ownership Fund to help ensure that communities across the UK can support and continue benefiting from the local facilities, community assets and amenities most important to them.

  • Scotwind Offshore Wind Business Breakfast

    Over 30 island businesses attended a ScotWind Offshore Wind Business Breakfast in Stornoway Town Hall today (Thursday, 19th May 2022). Image, Crown Estate Scotland

  • Statement on Urgent Case to Charter MV Pentalina

    With MV Hebrides being withdrawn from service after the vessel struck Lochmaddy pier on Wednesday 18th May the scenario that islanders have feared for so long in the ongoing ferry crisis that has impacted our lifeline services for at least the last 5 years has now arrived.

  • Tribute to Former Barra Councillor

    The Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Kenny Macleod, has paid tribute to former Councillor for Northbay in Barra, Captain Roderick Mackinnon, who has passed away at the age of 93.