• Islands Bill becomes law

    The Islands Bill has received Royal Assent and become an Act of the Scottish Parliament. The Queen has added her signature to the Bill, marking the moment that it became part of the legislation in force in Scotland.

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  • Voter Registration

    Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on matters that affect them by completing and returning their annual canvass form to their local Electoral Registration Office as soon as possible.

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  • Tarbert (Harris) Harbour Revision Order

    A copy of the Harbour Revision Order (HRO) required at Tarbert (Harris) as part of the planning process for the harbour improvement works being planned to prepare for the new ferry is now available to review online. Please submit comments by 31st July 2018.

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  • Blue-Green Algae

    Recent samples taken at Loch a Bhaile, Shawbost Isle of Lewis have indicated the presence of blue-green algae.  As a precautionary measure, notices have been posted next to the loch, warning that contact with the algal scum should be avoided. 

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  • Highlands and Islands European Partnership Paper on Regional Policy

    Scotland Europa member Highlands and Islands European Partnership, has prepared a position paper on future Regional Policy post-2020.

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