Islanders are being invited to become extras for a dark comedy being filmed on Lewis before Christmas.
Dental services in the Western Isles and Northern Isles are now leading the way towards helping Scots have healthy teeth.
Thousands of patients in the Western Isles are now benefiting from dental services for the first time in more than four years.
The Western Isles is set for a mini housing boom, with over 200 new properties expected to be developed over the course of the next year.
A photographer from Berneray has won the first-ever Hebridean Dark Skies Festival photography competition after introducing crowds to the mysterious phenomenon known as Steve – Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement.
Two malts with a combine age of more than 110 years have been released for sale across the world.
Police in the Western Isles are urging local residents to keep heating fuels secure to prevent thefts this winter.
Staff at Stornoway Airport have smashed their fundraising target after completing a gruelling cycle challenge.
A giant whale spotted around Scotland’s west coast is at the centre of a conservation row.
The repair bill to the ageing government-owned ferry fleet in Scotland has more than doubled in a decade to almost £20 million a year, a report issued yesterday revealed.
A “final” bid is to be made by families to swim on Sundays on the Sabbatarian stronghold of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
Thousands of islanders were yesterday cut off from the electricity grid after a landslide near Invergarry resulted in 23,000 customers going without power for hours.
An eight-minute travel rule on rural retained firefighters needs to be “brought up to date” to allow more men and women to join up.
A landslip near Invergarry has wiped out the power supply to thousands of islanders this morning in the Hebrides.
Stornoway police vehicles have been fitted with specially designed car stickers to commemorate the 100th of the Iolaire disaster.
A new chief operating officer has started work at NHS Western Isles.
Islands minister Paul Wheelhouse stranded in the Hebrides after attending a summit about inadequate ferry service
The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands got stuck in the Hebrides last night after attending a ferry summit.
Over 200 lives were lost when HMY Iolaire collided with rocks at the Beasts of Holm on January 1, 1919, in a tragedy that cut so deeply it was not publicly discussed by islanders for decades.
The dangers run on a daily basis by travellers on the A890 Stromeferry Bypass have been highlighted in this year’s inspection of the sheer rock face on the landward side of the road and railway line to Kyle of Lochalsh.
A call for action to address the reliability and capacity of ferry services to the Western Isles have been made by the Islands’ tourism industry organisation, with its chief warning that if action is not taken problems experienced in 2018 could be repeated next year.
A Scottish Government minister has said that he hopes a multi-million-pound growth deal with Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles can been struck as “quickly as possible”.
As part of the Dileab project, every school in the Western Isles is to receive a signed copy of a new book exploring the Iolaire tragedy.
An island dog owner has lashed out at Western Isles Council’s “judge, jury and executioner” style of handling complaints over animals.
A former councillor and taxi driver accused of a string of sexual offences has been acquitted of all charges at Stornoway Sheriff Court.
The public launch of a new book exploring the Iolaire tragedy takes place today.
A former Western Isles councillor who works as a taxi driver has gone on trial accused of inappropriately touching a passenger.
The relatively tiny body of a newborn sperm whale has washed up in the Western Isles, prompting researchers to believe females of the awe-inspiring species could be swimming in Scottish waters.
A Stornoway man who fell ill in Cuba is sending more than 100 football strips to kids in the country to give thanks
A Stornoway man who suffered a bout of ill health on holiday is paying back the kindness of strangers by sending more than 100 football strips to children in Cuba.
A former Western Isles policeman who “fell from grace” avoided a prison sentence when he was sentenced for a number of offences yesterday.
A man dressed in a banana costume was rescued from freezing water after he fell into Stornoway harbour on Friday night.
Scottish Government ministers could hold talks with Eastern Airways over the cancellation of flights between Stornoway and Aberdeen.
Fire crews attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision on Skye this afternoon.