News

  • Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) - Gotland 2017 Report

    Thank you all for your kind support towards the Western Isles team attending the Gotland NatWest International Island Games this summer. Please see attached report giving a general overview of the games along with some information at the end regarding the next games which will take place in Gibraltar in 2019. Image © WIIGA.

     
  • Severe Weather - Disruption to Services

    Storm Caroline is expected to bring high winds with gusts of up to 90mph. An amber warning has been issued by the Met Office. The Amber notification warning of severe weather is valid from 06:00 until 23:55 on Thursday 7th December "Storm Caroline is expected to bring a spell of very windy weather to northern Scotland. Image © STV

     
  • Best Value in Ferry Services

    Our Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have agreed to support the Minister for Transport and the Islands and his team at Transport Scotland in working with CalMac and CMAL to respond to and address concerns expressed in the recent Audit Scotland report, Transport Scotland's Ferry Services, over demonstrating best value. Image © AuditScotland

     
  • Severe weather conditions – Let us all be Winter Ready!

    Whether it's at home, on the move, in the workplace, or in your community, we all need to consider the risk of severe weather. In association with the Outer Hebrides Community Safety Partnership we have prepared Useful Information, including helpline numbers. Image © Gordon.AllonGeorgia

     
  • Young people and the decision making processes

    Our Education, Sport and Children's Services Committee is aiming to increase young people's participation in its decision making processes. The Committee has agreed to establish an Area Youth Forum in each of Barra, Uist and Harris while Youth Fora will also be established in Lewis that reflect communities. Image © Youth Forum