• Warning Over Council Tax Scam Phone calls

    Trading Standards at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are aware of a local scam call from a withheld number, claiming to be from the Town Hall.

    A spokesperson said: "The caller states that you are in Council Tax arrears, and requests payment over the phone." Image © Danville

  • Blythswood Shoe Boxes

    On behalf of Blythswood, can I thank the community of Lewis and Harris for the tremendous giving of Shoeboxes to the Blythswood Shoebox Appeal and Gift Aid which was given by the community.

    Grateful thanks to all the individuals, families, churches and schools and groups who gave. Image © StMarysRCChurchNairn

  • Marking the centenary of the Iolaire tragedy at Museum nan Eilean

    Museum nan Eilean is preparing an exhibition marking the passing of one hundred years since the tragic sinking of the Iolaire on January 1, 1919.  Image © BBC

  • A Community Remembers

    Preparations are continuing for a series of events for the Iolaire Centenary Commemoration in the Western Isles.

    201 island sailors, returning from the First World War, lost their lives in the early hours of the first of January 1919 when the Iolaire sank after running aground on the rocks off Holm on the east coast of Lewis. It remains the worst maritime disaster during peacetime in the UK. Image © BBC

  • Young Scot Western Isles

    Young Scot Western Isles are looking for business suport to offer discounts, or one off experiences, to local young people to help celebrate 2018 being the Year of the Young Person! Image ©