Earlier this month, Cnoc Soilleir, an innovative joint venture between Lews Castle College UHI and Ceòlas Uibhist to establish a new building for education, Gaelic language and the arts, reached a new milestone.
Led by 11-year-old Méabh Mackenzie, Daliburgh School pupils are striking tomorrow (Friday) to raise awareness of climate change to help save their Island of South Uist and stand in solidarity with island communities across the globe.
A Gaelic lobby group ‘Misneachd’ is keen to promote the use of the language will be touring the Western Isles the first week in March to hold a series of events to present their ‘Radical Plan for Gaelic’, and to gather ideas and opinions from people regarding the situation of Gaelic in the islands and what can be done to strengthen it.
Sgoil Araich an Taobh Siar in Barvas has been rated by the Care Inspectorate as providing a ‘good’ quality of service in terms of the care and support offered to children and in the quality of its staffing.
Claims by Unison that nationally there may not be enough qualified staff to deliver the Scottish Government’s planned expansion in free child-care places, have been denied as a local problem by the Comhairle.