Vote to support Harris supermarket talks


Residents in North Harris have shown support for the Trust continue talks with the Co-operative regarding a possible store in the area following a public vote.

Just over 70% of the those who voted supported the Trust continuing to discuss a potential site in North Harris with The Co-operative.

The ballot was undertaken following a very heated Trust AGM last month, where concern was raised regarding the impact a Co-op store would have on other businesses in the area. Questions were also raised regarding why the community had not been consulted.

The turnout for the vote, which was run by the Comhairle’s Election Team, was 78.45%.