UK Treasury Minister John Glen visited Barra yesterday to hear how the closure of its only bank would impact the community.
An island distillery is marking a year in business, having already exported around the world and created jobs.
A faulty linkspan meant that ferry passengers from Barra had to travel to Uig on Skye yesterday – 166 miles away from the ship’s usual destination of Oban.
Rita CamFerry passengers between Barra and Oban suffered lengthy delays yesterday after a faulty linkspan saw the service being diverted via another island.
A ferry had to return to harbour after an infant fell and was injured during a sailing between Stornoway and Ullapool.
People on Barra are being urged to take part in a review which could save the island’s only bank.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is to suspend its mobile bank van service on the Isle of Barra because of low usage, lack of ferry capacity and local hostility towards staff on some occasions.
A fishing boat was towed to safety during a rescue mission that lasted nearly 11 hours.
Police Scotland has appealed for information into the “illegal” killing of two pregnant red deer on North Uist.
Barra victim Eilidh Macleod’s great-uncle last night described the “touching” and “exceptional” ceremony.
A schoolgirl from Barra who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing will today be remembered as “vivacious and talented.”
A mobile bank introduced to the Isle of Barra after finance bosses threatened to close the island branch is needlessly taking up valuable deck space as the tourism season kicks in, the local MP has claimed.
VIDEO: Scottish band releases single to raise money for memorial to Barra Manchester attack victim Eilidh MacLeod
A Scottish band has released a charity single in memory of Barra teen Eilidh MacLeod, who died in last year's Manchester Arena attack.
Cal Mac boss Robbie Drummond will face the wrath of Uist councillors when he meets them this Friday.
The Stornoway Coastguard was scrambled yesterday by a call from a Royal Netherlands Naval warship that reported an upturned vessel.
The preliminary business case to build a £18 million complex to replace the crumbling hospital and care home on Barra has been approved.
Traditional folk band Skipinnish have penned a song in memory of the Barra schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing last year.
A picturesque beach airport in the Outer Hebrdes - where planes can only land and take off when the tide is out - has come second in a competition to find the planet’s most scenic runway.
A documentary following the journey of a young pipe band after tragedy struck is being produced for BBC ALBA, it has been revealed.
The Hebridean Celtic Festival will celebrate the works of young musicians on the main stage this year.
The island pipe band which Manchester bomb victim Eilidh MacLeod belonged to is to pay tribute to her in the Big Apple to help celebrate Tartan Day.
Extra summer flights from Glasgow are being added to the busy islands of Barra and Tiree.
Federation urges crofters to consult updated muir burning code amid spate of wildfires in the Highlands and Islands
The Scottish Crofting Federation has urged crofters who practice muir burning to take extra care after several recent fires spread out of control in dry and windy conditions.
More than 30 firefighters battled for over 24 hours to stop a wildfire in the north of Skye before crews dealt with another wildfire on Benbecula yesterday.
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.
Police officers on the isle of Barra have been honoured for the support they provided to their community when one local teenager was killed and the other seriously injured in the Manchester bombing.
A plane has been named in memory of a Barra teenager killed in last year’s Manchester Arena terrorist attack.
An angry row has broken out on Barra as the community tries to develop one of the most remote soccer pitches in the country.
The majority of CalMac ferries were also disrupted yesterday with 22 of their 27 services affected.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is under fire as it emerged it is reducing the hours at the next closest bank to closure-struck Barra.
Red-faced bank bosses had to set the record straight yesterday after a politician was wrongly informed that a village which is losing its bank would also lose its ATM.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has “betrayed” most of rural Scotland with the closure of 62 branches, including 18 in the north and north-east, a politician has said.