A community project is soon to have a permanent home of its own after working out of three different premises for more than two decades.
Western Isles Council has been urged to scrap plans to shut a primary school kitchen after temporary repairs managed to get its ventilation system back in working order.
A MP has attacked a council for allegedly threatening to close a school canteen and axe the cook.
West coast travellers have suffered ferry disruption after one of Caledonian MacBrayne’s ships broke down.
The death of a minke whale after a dramatic rescue attempt sparked a row about “ghost” fishing gear yesterday.
Politicians are calling for a full review of the Barra ferry service amid claims cancellations and breakdowns are crippling the local economy.
Engineers on their way to fix a faulty Cal Mac ship have been hampered by ferries cancelling services due to stormy weather.
The design for a memorial to Eilidh MacLeod has been unveiled nearly two years after the teenager was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing.
It might be one of the most expensive and largest vessels in the Scottish fleet, but yesterday islanders were left scratching their heads when a simple fisherman's creel was said to have brought the Barra boat to a standstill.
A crewman from a floundering fishing vessel near Barra was rescued by two passing vessels and a lifeboat this morning.
A community transport group on Barra already does good work around the island.
Plans to construct the first whisky distillery on Barra are moving ahead with the launch of a £1.5 million community shares offer.
A fisherman who died after falling overboard may have lived if he had been wearing a life jacket, a sheriff has ruled.
A new song by well known Western Isles musician Willie Campbell with pupils from Castlebay Community School and accompanying video is now available to view online.
A review of council wards on Scotland’s islands has been launched in a move that could see councillors represent smaller areas.
Schools were closed, ferries cancelled and homes suffered power cuts as storms battered the west.
The family of Barra’s Manchester Bomb victim has set up a charitable trust in memory of the teenager.
Barra's only bank has been saved in what has been called "a victory for common sense".
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.