A cull to eradicate mink from Lewis and Harris is to continue despite the success of a programme running almost two decades.
A new report has called for greater protection for a population of Risso’s dolphins who are living in a ‘hotspot’ around Lewis.
Fire crews battled tirelessly throughout the early hours of yesterday morning after a fire broke out on the west side of Lewis at the premises of a community landowner.
Fire crews battled tirelessly throughout the early hours of this morning after reports were received of a blaze at the Galston Trust Estate's offices on Lewis.
Britain’s largest seaweed processor - which even supplies algae for the sets of blockbusters like Pirates of the Caribbean and Star Wars - has been awarded more than £650,000 to grow more.
A community-owned wind turbine in Lewis has generated over half a million pounds for local causes as well supplying local homes with green electricity.
Young Western Isles footballer selected to represent Scotland youth side in next month’s triple bill
A budding young football star from the Western Isles has reason to celebrate after being called up to represent her country.
A community wind farm charity on Lewis is celebrating the outreach work of its two community consultants after it was revealed nearly 30 groups have now benefited from their work.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed calls to have a ship which sank off Stornoway while returning servicemen from the First World War designated as a war grave.
Tesco has emerged as a festive winner after unveiling its best set of Christmas trading figures in nearly a decade.
Tributes have been paid to a Lewis woman who died following a road traffic collision on Hogmanay.
NHS Western Isles nurse director Chris Anne Campbell has retired after almost 40 years of service.
A community is in mourning on the Isle of Lewis after a fatal collision on the island on Hogmanay.
The Prince of Wales and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon have joined commemorations to mark 100 years since the HMY Iolaire disaster.
Descendants of men who died on board a ship which capsized as they were coming home after the First World War have spoken of the lasting impact it has had on their communities.
Sabbath supporters have “deplored” the “sad” decision by the Isle of Lewis’s only public cinema to open again on Sundays.
There was a successful outcome in the search for a missing person in Stornoway yesterday.
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 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.