Western Isles Council has ditched a move to base rural libraries in community hubs.
Prince Charles and the First Minister will join descendants of those killed in one of the UK’s worst maritime disasters to mark 100 years since the tragedy.
Researchers have created an interactive map to tell the stories of those who died in the sinking of HMY Iolaire a century ago.
A Lewis man whose laptop contained over 670 indecent photos of young children has been put on the sex offenders’ register.
Islanders are being invited to become extras for a dark comedy being filmed on Lewis before Christmas.
A “final” bid is to be made by families to swim on Sundays on the Sabbatarian stronghold of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.
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.
Two fire crews from Stornoway have been called to an incident in Assaye Place after reports were received of a kitchen fire.
A landslip near Invergarry has wiped out the power supply to thousands of islanders this morning in the Hebrides.
Over 200 lives were lost when HMY Iolaire collided with rocks at the Beasts of Holm on January 1, 1919, in a tragedy that cut so deeply it was not publicly discussed by islanders for decades.
A drink driver was weaving across the road when he crashed his car which overturned and landed on its roof in a field.
A Stornoway man who fell ill in Cuba is sending more than 100 football strips to kids in the country to give thanks
A Stornoway man who suffered a bout of ill health on holiday is paying back the kindness of strangers by sending more than 100 football strips to children in Cuba.
The major economic impact of the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway has been underlined by a new report which shows it brought £2.1 million to the local economy.
More than 250 people came to admire the Scottish Cup when it was on show in Stornoway at the weekend as part of a Scotland-wide tour.
A surfer was winched to safety from rocks surrounded by rough sea on the isle of Lewis.
Eastern Airways travellers have been told its flights between Stornoway and Aberdeen are to be stopped within weeks.
Tesco boss Dave Lewis will be quizzed on the performance of the supermarket’s new discount store format Jack’s this week as the group unveils its half-year results.
What a difference seven years makes.
A ferry service to the Western Isles will cost taxpayers at least £67 million by 2022 – but bankers will still own the 700-passenger ship.
An onshore station once home to the families of the Flannan Isles lighthouse keepers could soon be bought over by the local community.
Scottish Water has issued a warning to customers on the Isle of Lewis to continue to use water wisely, despite recent rainfall on the Hebridean isle.
A cancer support group on the Isle of Lewis is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, providing relief and sociable gatherings to its members.
The mother of a young kidney transplant patient in Lewis is set to host a fun day aimed at providing support and relief to children who suffer from renal problems and their families.
The future of the Lewis and Harris auction mart has been secured after a large turnout to an emergency general meeting.
A rower who was rescued from huge seas in a bid to cross the Atlantic says he will not be attempting the feat again and does not want to be seen as “some reckless thrill seeker.”
This year’s HebCelt festival is to showcase a brand new Gaelic song from a Lewis songwriter.
Police Scotland has appealed for information into the “illegal” killing of two pregnant red deer on North Uist.
A 79-year-old man was taken to hospital by his daughter yesterday after suffering burns from a wildfire on the Isle of Lewis.
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has made a flying visit to the Outer Hebrides.
They are worlds apart - but a Western Isles festival is giving inspiration to a tiny Hong Kong community,
Community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust (PST) has been shortlisted in the Scottish Charity Awards.
A former island councillor accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the Callanish Standing Stones in Lewis eight years ago faces trial.