The final details of additional ferry sailings to operate on routes to Skye and between North Uist and Harris have been announced with just shy of 200 additional services to benefit locals and visitors alike.
Iain Maciver: Here’s one I prepared earlier – oh for the days when Christmas meant making something from nothing
As this is the second last column of the year, nay, the decade, I shall wipe away a tear and think back to these days when I was a kid full of mince pies and expectations about the payback for being such a good wee boy all year long.
Scottish rock legends Texas will headline the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival's 25th anniversary celebration next summer.
A sperm whale which washed up in the Western Isles had a staggering 16 stone of plastic in its belly.
Highland pupils will lead off the semi-finals of the national secondary schools’ Gaelic Debate in Edinburgh next Wednesday.
An unwell crewman aboard the MV Loch Portain vessel operating between Harris and North Uist required the assistance of two coastguard rescue teams this afternoon.
A public meeting will be held on Harris next week to provide an update on the upgrade to Tarbert ferry terminal.
An 11-year-old singer from Harris sang his way to victory yesterday to become the recipient of a special memorial award.
Skye, Arran and Harris have topped a new poll on the islands which most Scots would like to explore.
Scotland’s islands are showing signs that decades of population decline are being overcome with young people moving back to the country’s most remote communities, it has been claimed.
Modern environmentalism is leading the agenda at this year’s Hebrides International Film Festival (HIFF), which gets under way next month.
With over 78 screenings, over three days, at 12 venues, preparations for the Hebridean International Film Festival next month are well underway, with work being put in place at venues from the Butt of Lewis to Barra.
Sheep on the tiny island of Scalpay, near Harris were keen to not get their feet wet when making one of their many trips to pastures new this week.
It is one of the most spectacular beaches in the world.
Thousands of fans are due to descend on the Outer Hebrides today for the islands’ main music festival.
One of the Highland and Island’s premier music festivals is stepping up its pioneering environmental "drive" this year.
Islanders have expressed outrage as Lewis and Harris public bus services face severe cuts under council plans.
People taking their holidays in north-west and islands this summer are being asked to help identify some of the last locations of one of the UK’s rarest bumblebees.
A distillery in the Outer Hebrides is aiming to map the massive depopulation of its island.
A large moorland fire cut power to more than 13,500 customers in the Outer Hebrides last night.
It has many celebrity followers, but now Harris Tweed has proved it really is in a class of its own.
Police have confirmed the identity of the woman who died in an incident at Nisabost beach on the Isle of Harris.
A holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave while taking photographs from rocks at a Hebridean beauty spot.
A 50-year-old holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave at a Outer Hebrides beauty spot.
Three Scottish islands have been selected to be part of a major pilot project aimed at tackling the scourge of marine plastic pollution.
If leaving your vehicle unattended, it is just good practice to close and lock the doors.
MSPs have marked the upcoming centenary of the Iolaire disaster with a poignant debate remembering the suffering endured by the people of the Western Isles.
Western Isles Council has ditched a move to base rural libraries in community hubs.
A Hebridean candle and scent company is planning for future growth with the opening of an Aberdeen store and the creation of five new jobs in the Highlands.
Thousands of islanders were yesterday cut off from the electricity grid after a landslide near Invergarry resulted in 23,000 customers going without power for hours.
A huge landslide cut off an island community after days of heavy rain, with the north on alert for more weather-related chaos as it prepared for the onset of Storm Ali.
A main road in the Western Isles has partially re-opened this morning after a landslide.