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.
A fundraising raffle will help to create memorials to a Barra teenager killed in the Manchester bombings and a young Aberdeen man who died from a brain tumour earlier this year.
A petition to save the only bank on one of Scotland’s remotest islands has attracted nearly 7,000 signatures – more than six times its entire population.
Sir Paul McCartney has come to the aid of the families of two Scottish island teenagers caught up in the Manchester bomb attack.
Contestants from Lochaber, Barra and the Isle of Lewis celebrated at the Royal National Mod when the winners of the traditional singing competition were announced.
The Barra teenager who was seriously injured in the Manchester terror attack has returned to school on her home island.
It was double delight for the Smith family at the Mod yesterday as twins Holly and Lucy won the David CB Maitland memorial trophy for singing a duet.
An outline business case to build a new £18.2 million facility to replace the crumbling hospital and adjacent care home on Barra has been submitted to the Scottish Government.
Parents of Barra schoolgirl hurt in Manchester attack ‘delighted’ as she returns home for first time
The parents of a Barra schoolgirl seriously injured in the Manchester Arena terror attack have revealed that she has finally returned home.
‘We’re so proud of her’: Dad pays tribute to Barra schoolgirl hurt in Manchester attack as she smashes recovery goals
The father of a Barra schoolgirl caught up in a terror attack at a pop concert in Manchester has spoken of his pride as his "determined" daughter continues to smash her recovery goals.
A message in a bottle that was launched from the Caribbean has travelled more than 4,000 miles and washed ashore on a beach - in Barra.
Two friends who died in a diving tragedy off Barra have been named by police.
Two friends have died while diving for shellfish in the latest tragedy to hit the isle of Barra.
A Barra schoolgirl left seriously injured after being caught up in the Manchester terror attack is now in “stable” condition.