Highlands and Islands Labour MSP Rhoda Grant has stepped in to defend air traffic controllers after it was announced that more strike action would take place on Wednesday 12th June and in light of recent criticisms in the media.
A Western Isles councillor who recently flew off on an expenses-paid ‘fact-finding mission’ to the Faroe Islands is still paying off a debt of more than £14,000 in council tax – which has been on the books for at least two years.
Encouraging the public to engage in politics is an ongoing battle and even when engagement is secured there seems to be a divide between the sexes, with men far more likely than women to answer the call to political office.
An attempt to review the future use of Sandwickhill School and possibly return it to the school estate as a primary school was thrown out by the Comhairle at the Education Committee on Tuesday April 30th.
A new block of flats, which will provide 12 new homes, was officially opened by Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government during her visit to Stornoway at the end of last week.