The final resting place of HMY Iolaire will be recognised as an official war grave after the Ministry of Defence signalled its intention to protect the wreckage under a special parliamentary act.
More than a dozen dialysis patients in the Western Isles are benefiting from a cash boost that has seen an overhaul of the way their treatment is delivered.
With over 78 screenings, over three days, at 12 venues, preparations for the Hebridean International Film Festival next month are well underway, with work being put in place at venues from the Butt of Lewis to Barra.
They are the next biggest band to hit the airwaves with a funky retro 1950s and 60s feel.
A section of one of the busiest roads in the Western Isles will be closed from today until Saturday.
After little over a year since first opening, Scotland’s newest mosque is already embarking on expansion plans in order to meet the growing demand.
An MP is demanding the Scottish Government puts up road signs on single track roads to help with frustration behind the wheel.
Creating has become a way of life for self taught artist Tom Hickman – from wool pictures to drystone walls and everything in between.
One of Scotland's last lighthouse keepers has died at the age of 80, after spending decades making sure people at sea across the north remained safe.
Samaritans in the Western Isles have received help from the community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust.
Homeowners across the north are being warned about "free" energy schemes after more than two dozen homes were apparently hit by scams.
A £15million water treatment works in the Western Isles was officially opened yesterday by local MSP Alasdair Allan.
A book of tunes from a Stornoway piper was launched this week in Glasgow at the National Piping Centre.
A group of rowers who challenged themselves to travel between Stornoway and Ullapool in just 15 hours, completed the challenge - and almost beat the CalMac boat running on the same route.
Pet owners across the north are being warned of increased reports of potentially toxic blue green algae appearing in waters.
Church parishioners have cause for celebration this week as they secured much-needed funding to renovate ageing ecclesiastical buildings.
Children from Argyll and the Western Isles are taking charge of the coastline as part of Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020.
Islanders are being urged to lobby politicians in a bid to rescue an under-threat hospice in the Western Isles.
Western Isles Council leaders have called for a rapid roll-out of a pilot project where greylag goose meat is being made available for public sale throughout Scotland.
An inspiring volunteer is helping to put the Western Isles on the walking map after being shortlisted for a prestigious award.
One of the last remaining traditional blacksmiths in Scotland has died at the age of 84.
Sheep on the tiny island of Scalpay, near Harris were keen to not get their feet wet when making one of their many trips to pastures new this week.
A Western Isles MSP has encouraged local charities and community groups to make their claim to secure a share of a £3million funding pot currently being distributed by the People’s Postcode Lottery.
Two people fled for their lives when a blaze broke out in their home in Lewis.
A Highlands and Islands MSP has called for answers on how long a historic Western Isles tourist attraction will remain closed.
Consultants working with an isles MP have said a tunnel linking Harris and Skye could deliver savings of up to £300 million over 60 years.
An innovative plan to use hydrogen produced at island wind farms to power the ferry network has been announced by Point and Sandwick Trust.
A Hebridean crofting couple have failed in a compensation bid after a neighbours’ bull escaped and got their pedigree cow pregnant.
A student from Stornoway who "never saw himself as academic" has developed an engine concept for supersonic jets - and had his idea published in a prestigious scientific journal.
Youngsters in the Western Isles will benefit from coaching by Greenock Morton FC staff this summer.
The parents of a teenager who took his own life are suing NHS Western Isles over claims of clinical negligence in their son's case.
An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the death of a "hardworking family man" in a Western Isles sea loch.