A surfer has died after being pulled unconscious from the sea off the west coast of Lewis.
The Lewis War Memorial was turned a striking red for this year’s Poppy Scotland appeal.
I had never climbed the complete Clisham horseshoe before – the whole Clisham ridge – and had been harbouring ambitions to do so for a while.
Islanders on Lewis are being warned of minor traffic disruption as film production Wise Blood films at various locations in the coming weeks.
North homes in the running for prestigious awards for renovating and bringing empty homes back into use
Two projects across the north have been included in the running for prestigious national awards for their efforts to bring homes – last occupied before the turn of the millennium – back into use.
Skye, Arran and Harris have topped a new poll on the islands which most Scots would like to explore.
A representative from the Ministry of Energy in Chile has been seeking advice on windfarms from a group on the isle of Lewis.
Ambulance technician encourages use of mobile app after it proved invaluable in Western Isles rescue
An ambulance technician has revealed how a new mapping app played a vital role in rescuing an injured walker quickly.
Friends and colleagues of Linda Norgrove will take part in a run in her memory this weekend - from wherever they are in the world.
When aid worker Linda Norgrove was kidnapped on September 26, 2010, her family suddenly found themselves thrust into the spotlight.
Renowned traditional music act Skipinnish have been announced as the headlining act of this year’s Dileab festival, due to take place in Lewis this November.
Crofters in the north of Lewis have expressed concern over a recent spike in dog-worrying incidents.
The newly opened Uig Sands on Lewis markets itself as a restaurant with a view.
Police have named the 72-year-old man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Lewis.
Western Isles community to sell former meeting house in bid to raise valuable funds for local benefit
A Western Isles community is to sell its former meeting place for worship in a bid to raise valuable funds to aid projects in the village.
Hebridean premieres of new work by some of Scotland's greatest performers will warm up the winter in Stornoway.
Modern environmentalism is leading the agenda at this year’s Hebrides International Film Festival (HIFF), which gets under way next month.
Exclusive: Iolaire to be recognised as an official war grave by MOD a century after 201 servicemen perished
The final resting place of HMY Iolaire will be recognised as an official war grave after the Ministry of Defence signalled its intention to protect the wreckage under a special parliamentary act.
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.
One of the last remaining traditional blacksmiths in Scotland has died at the age of 84.
Two people fled for their lives when a blaze broke out in their home in Lewis.
A Highlands and Islands MSP has called for answers on how long a historic Western Isles tourist attraction will remain closed.
A Hebridean crofting couple have failed in a compensation bid after a neighbours’ bull escaped and got their pedigree cow pregnant.
Western Isles man, 63, given community payback order after admitting sexually assaulting a teenage girl
A Lewis man who committed sex offences has been spared jail.
Star performers from the 24th instalment of the HebCelt festival have praised the event after it went off without a hitch last weekend.
Travellers to and from the Western Isles were left stranded today as the ongoing dispute over the rate of pay offered to air traffic controllers entered a third day of snap strikes.
The local authority for the Western Isles has issued a warning to residents after recent samples gathered at a Loch near Bragar on Lewis were found to contain blue-green algae.
The 10th anniversary of the first Sunday ferries to the Sabbatarian bastion of the Isle of Lewis was both celebrated and lamented yesterday.
Lifeboat crew are currently attending an incident off the coast of Stornoway. The RNLI team launched from the Lewis capital around 1.25pm today. A spokesman said: “Lifeboat crew are currently working at an incident.” More to follow.
The parents of tragic aid worker Linda Norgrove have transformed a derelict byre into a holiday home to raise funds for the charity they established in their daughter’s memory.
Thousands of fans are due to descend on the Outer Hebrides today for the islands’ main music festival.
Charity cyclists from Stornoway Airport are to don their finest lycra again this year as they navigate from one island terminal to another, a distance spanning approximately 100 miles, in memory of one of their colleagues.