Nicolson Institute to close early

The Nicolson Institute in Stornoway will close early today as a precaution following a chemical spill at the school.

The school will close at 2pm to allow Emergency Services to deal with the spill.

Group Call, the parents texting service, and local media are being used to alert parents to the early closure.

School buses are being re-scheduled and there may be disruptions to other school and public bus services during the afternoon. The Comhairle apologises for any inconvenience