All ferries between Ullapool and Stornoway have been cancelled today as adverse weather takes its toll on transport links to and from the Western Isles.
More than 250 people came to admire the Scottish Cup when it was on show in Stornoway at the weekend as part of a Scotland-wide tour.
A technical issue on a Cal Mac ferry has caused disruption to travelling passengers this afternoon, as one service faces delays with another completely cancelled.
The extent to which the north and north-east’s hospitals are falling behind the rest of Scotland has been laid bare in a new report.
A conservation charity has called for greater protection for sea life off Scotland’s west coast after extensive and “pioneering” research that identified the area as a hot spot for whales, dolphins and porpoises.
The chairman of Dunvegan Primary Parent Council has accused Highland Council of making false promises, declaring “now is the time to deliver a new school”.
A yacht stuck in a weir and an ill passenger both required the attention of the Coastguard this evening.
Western Isles Council looking at developing a fleet of ferries ‘more in keeping’ with the west coast
The Scottish Government is looking at developing a fleet of ferries that is “more in keeping” with the west coast, says a council after meeting ministers.
Calls for a new school to be built in the north of Skye were heightened yesterday after shocking footage emerged of water pouring into a basement beneath a classroom in Dunvegan.
The legacy of kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove – who died eight years ago this week in a failed rescue attempt in Afghanistan – is helping women there make a living as beekeepers and silk weavers.
The first graduates of a unique fast track training programme for salmon farm managers have taken up their new positions.
Coastguard helicopter Rescue 948 was twice called into action earlier today as casualties at two separate incidents required evacuation and transfer onwards to the Western Isles Hospital.
Eastern Airways travellers have been told its flights between Stornoway and Aberdeen are to be stopped within weeks.
Over 100 people attended a learning together event aimed at exploring ways in which to better help patients in the Western Isles to live healthy, active and independent lives for as long as possible.
A motorcyclist from Skye who suffered multiple injuries in a road crash has thanked the medics who came to his aid.
Work to restore a 15th Century castle at Kyleakin on Skye are now complete after the structure of the castle was damaged following a lightning strike in February.
Supporters have hailed the success of two weekend Pride marches across Inverness and Stornoway as a watershed moment for LGBT rights in the Highlands and Islands.
The former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will attend the Proud Ness event in the Highland capital today.
Plans have been lodged for the controversial new £15million community hospital on the isle of Skye.
A row has broken out over the Outer Hebrides first gay pride march after the isles’ council refused to fly an LGBT flag in support.
Marine researchers have confirmed an “unprecedented” number of beaked whale deaths occurring off the west coast of Scotland.
Crime in Aberdeen, Shetland and the Western Isles has plummeted by 12% in the last year – the biggest reductions in Scotland.
Having already cut over 230 jobs, Western Isles Council has warned it has to make more “significant savings.”
It was the worst maritime tragedy to befall those in the Western Isles, claiming the lives of more than 200 men.
When you’re filming, the show must go on - and two island businesses helped a celebrity father-and-son team do just that.
A church leader has attacked the first gay pride parade being held in the Western Isles as “sad and shameful”.
Aberdeen has come out tops in a list of the happiest and “most vibrant” places to live in Scotland.
Residents in remote communities in Scotland have been told they should work longer into their old age rather than relying on immigration to boost fragile populations.
A main road in the Western Isles has partially re-opened this morning after a landslide.
Police in the Western Isles are urging drivers to be aware of vulnerable road users, particularly horses.
Prizewinners at Cannes and an Oscar contender are among the line-up for the Hebrides International Film Festival
Winners of top prizes at Cannes and a contender for next year’s Oscars sit alongside short films from Lewis and many others in this year’s Hebrides International Film Festival.
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