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  • Christmas Markets

    Trading Standards are issuing a timely reminder to charities and community groups who are organising Christmas markets, that their organisations should ensure that all Traders selling at their events must be compliant with safety and other trading legislation.

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  • Crown Estate (Scotland) Bill: Suggested Amendments

    The enactment of the Crown Estate (Scotland) Bill will be a significant milestone for island and other coastal communities, which recognises the need for a new relationship between the Crown Estate, Government, Local Authorities and communities, a policy objective of many Island and rural councils for many years, and to put into practice mechanisms which embed principles of community engagement, empowerment and benefit from the resources which surround these communities. Image © twitter

     
  • Stewards Required for Iolaire Event on 1st January 2019

    With the Iolaire Commemoration events just weeks away, stewards are required for the Memorial Service on 1st January 2019, which is being held by The Scottish Commemoration Panel at the Iolaire Memorial, Holm at 12noon (subject to weather conditions).

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  • National Secondary Schools’ Gaelic Debate 2018

    The semi-finals of the National Secondary Schools' Gaelic Debate will take place next Tuesday, 27 November, at the Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh, starting at 6.30pm. 

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  • Work to Commence on Point and Sandwick Coastal Path

    Work is getting underway on the first phase of the Coastal Path project around Point and Sandwick. The path will help to open better access and stimulate economic/social activity including new nature, cultural and historical based tourism and in particular out of season tourism as a rural development catalyst.

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