If leaving your vehicle unattended, it is just good practice to close and lock the doors.
The Prince of Wales and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have joined commemorations to mark 100 years since the HMY Iolaire disaster.
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.
Researchers have created an interactive map to tell the stories of those who died in the sinking of HMY Iolaire a century ago.
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.
A whisky trail incorporating three Hebridean islands and four distilleries is set to launch later this month in a welcome boost to the local economy.
The future of the Lewis and Harris auction mart has been secured after a large turnout to an emergency general meeting.
Royal Mail has named the west side of Harris in the Outer Hebrides as one of the most picture-perfect postal routes in Scotland.
Police Scotland has appealed for information into the “illegal” killing of two pregnant red deer on North Uist.
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has made a flying visit to the Outer Hebrides.
A man was carried for 40 minutes to safety after falling and breaking his leg on rocks in the Western Isles.
A man had to be stretched to safety by coastguard teams this evening after becoming injured on the Isle of Harris.
It is the company which took Harris Tweed from rags to riches.
A Girlguiding Scotland leader has been named Scotland’s Youth Worker of the Year 2018 for her work in empowering young girls and women in a small island community.
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.
A German tourist visiting the Western Isles has been reported missing by his family.
An official report into the MV Louisa fishing boat tragedy has revealed a litany of disaster including apparently ineffective lifejackets, delays in the rescue operation and a switched-off alarm.
A children's music summer school in the Western Isles almost derailed by a fire has been saved after the community rallied round.
A list of children's instruments destroyed by fire in a factory where they were being stored has been revealed as calls are made to protect the local jobs of the people who worked there.
A message in a bottle dropped in the sea in Canada has washed up in the Western Isles.
Designs for a new memorial to commemorate the deaths of more than 180 islanders who drowned on their way home from the battlefields of WWI will be unveiled in Lewis this month.
A community is finally to get its say on an estate buyout that promises to breathe new life and jobs into a once thriving area of the Highlands, now its owners have agreed to sell.
Islanders are furious that a vital water scheme they had waited years for has been shelved at the last minute after the company found it would cost "significantly" more than it thought.
The "human swan" - who once had a fear of flying - could soon be seen soaring above the Western Isles.
A community trust is planning to create a new visitor centre amid a tourism boom at a Western Isles beauty spot.
In a virtual world full of photographs of dogs dressed as people and selfies of everyone, it is nice to know that the old rules still apply sometimes.
A diver has been airlifted to hospital with a suspected case of the bends.
Alisdair and Les Wiseman think their home has one of the best views in the world.