An island crofter who is seeking financial compensation of over £20,000 from her former neighbours after their bull broke through her fence and compromised the health status of her pedigree Highland cattle has denied accusations that she could have done more to prevent the situation.
A fresh attempt is being made at a community buyout of an island estate which was once owned by an eccentric aristocrat who was the inspiration behind a James Bond character.
Ballot papers for a major community election in the Western Isles are running late after a row over a Sunday golf ban swelled the number of candidates.
Police are encouraging people to report any concerns about finding remains of birds of prey following the non-suspicious death of a golden eagle in the Western Isles.
Calls will be made this week for a major review of existing laws to assess whether they negatively impact on the islands – including the creation of the national police force.
It is an iconic destination that brings visitors from all around the world.
A row over a Sunday golf ban has encouraged the biggest number of candidates for 40 years to stand in elections for a Western Isles community landlord.
A Free Church of Scotland minister in the Western Isles is being investigated over claims he asked a teenage girl to send him explicit photographs.
Security guards are affected by the latest job cuts at the Hebrides missile base in the Western Isles.
A 79-year-old golfer from Stornoway hit a hole in one on Saturday for the first time after 38 years of playing.
Rescuers were searching a large area off the west coast yesterday for a boat which issued a mayday in the early hours of the morning.
Stornoway Coastguard were called to assist a vessel that sent out a distress signal in the early hours of this morning.
Stones have been collected from the home villages of each the 201 sailors lost at sea off the Isle of Lewis in the heartbreaking Iolaire maritime disaster.
On International Women’s Day, the only all-male council in Scotland has pledged to do more to ensure women’s voices are heard.
A message in a bottle containing the ashes of a young woman who wanted to see the world has washed up in one of the remotest parts of the UK.
A half-bottle of sunken Scotch salvaged from the Whisky Galore ship SS Politician has fetched £2,250 at auction in Edinburgh.
Fresh concerns were raised last night about GP shortages after it emerged that Shetland and the Western Isles had the highest vacancy rates in the country.
Western Isles Council leaders last night welcomed the announcement of 12 new flights a week between Stornoway and Aberdeen - including a new Sunday service - following a long campaign.
Firefighters were last night still battling a huge wildfire in the north of Skye on the same day a community on Barra rallied to bring three wildfires under control.
A £1 million pound project to eradicate black rats off a group of Scottish Islands has come to an end as experts declare the island to be a secure haven for nesting seabirds.
A 24-year-old Scot has set a new record for a winter traverse of Skye’s iconic Cuillin Ridge - considered one of the hardest mountaineering feats.
A vision to create a world class visitor centre to commemorate Britain’s worst peacetime maritime disaster has been revealed.
This summer’s Hebridean Celtic Festival (HebCelt) will showcase a unique musical collaboration to mark the centenary of the end of World War I.
Scottish trade unions have been asked to adopt a ‘unified sense of hope’ over the situation at Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) as the Scottish Government heads into negotiations to save the troubled firm.
A Cal Mac ferry is undergoing repairs after suffering damage in bad weather at the weekend.
A wind farm Trust is supporting carers across the Isle of Lewis by awarding £25,000 to help deliver vital services.
A near 70-year-old controversial ban on Sunday golf ban in Stornoway remains in place after the course landlords refused to change the rules.
An island pipe band will carry their instruments in style - and safety - to the Big Apple thanks to a local lottery windfall.
A stunning beach in the Outer Hebrides has been named among the best in the world.
Two of Skye’s most popular tourist attractions are to share almost half a million pounds in investment to ease congestion caused by visitor numbers.
Competitors are being sought for a charity run and cycle challenge in memory of a young Lewis woman who died of Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 21.
An island council has become the first in Scotland to team up with an electricity supplier to help its local residents and businesses cut their annual bills.