Fish farm application to be considered

An application for a new fish farm at Scadabay in Harris is to be considered by councillors tomorrow (Wednesday).

A meeting of the Environment and Protective Services Committee will discuss the application from Scottish Salmon Company for a site at Reibinish for 16 x 32m diameter cages with a feed barge located at the southern end of a 50m grid cage.

Six letterS and a petition of 25 signatures have been received in opposition to the development along with 41 letters of support.

The application is recommended for approval subject to conditions.