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  • New Sewing Class

    We have a new Basic Sewing Class starting next week…perfect for anyone wanting to run up a new piece of party wear for the festive season!  Details below - pre-registration required. Image © Holm Sown

     
  • 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 © young.scot

     
  • 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

     
  • 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

     
  • 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