Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan is encouraging Islanders to take part in the Community Conversation events being run by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar this week regarding a planned redesign of bus services.
Is the price of progress sometimes too high? That is the question facing the residents of a scenic spot in Berneray, where a move to site a 20 metre-high telecoms mast at Backhill to provide a 4G signal in the area, is being proposed.
Gaelic advocacy group Misneachd has published a new discussion paper, setting out five key steps, which the Scottish Government and Bòrd na Gàidhlig should adopt in order to tackle the decline of Gaelic in heartland communities.
Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil has written to Transport Minister Michael Matheson MSP asking him to act and bring changes to the booking system to address capacity issues on air services – as his colleague Islands Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has indicated he will do for ferries.
Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan has put down a motion in the Scottish Parliament congratulating the island endurance swimmer Colin MacLeod on becoming the first man to swim solo across the Big Minch between the Mainland and the Isle of Lewis.
HM Coastguard’s Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter team on the Western Isles celebrated more than three decades of vital lifesaving service with a special event at their newly-renovated base in Stornoway today (June 12th).