Small company support organisation Outer Hebrides Business Gateway (OHBG) has hailed a “record year” and said its recent activity in the islands is expected to result in the creation and safeguarding of up to 120 jobs.
The Outer Hebrides is set for a tourism revolution tomorrow with the first influx of passengers on a direct flight from London - with Essex man and woman particularly targeted as remote-bound holidaymakers.
If you take a look at a map of the UK, you don’t get much more remote than the Isles of Lewis and Harris, out there in the Atlantic Ocean.
Anglers are hauling in prime farmed rainbow trout from a loch in the Outer Hebrides after thousands of the fish mysteriously escaped from their cage.
If it's good enough for Barra, it's good enough for Eriskay, Benbecula and North Uist.
The Christmas special episode of the BBC hit drama Call the Midwife is being shot in the Outer Hebrides.
A short film has shown what life on the island of St Kilda was like in 1908.
A young seal has died a slow, painful death after being “lassoed” in a fishing net off the Outer Hebrides.
Work is set to start next month on a £5m project to restore and regenerate historic grounds in the Outer Hebrides created by an opium baron.
Archaeologists find evidence of ‘incredibly rare’ early human activity in a submerged Western Isles forest
Archaeologists have found evidence of “incredibly rare” early human activity at a submerged prehistoric forest in the Outer Hebrides.
It was one of the most daring rescues of last year - with an 87-year-old man perilously perched on some of Britain’s highest sea cliffs just 200 feet above the waves.
Vulnerable patients from the islands are travelling alone and parents are being forced to pay to accompany sick children to appointments on the mainland, it has emerged.
They are famed for their stunning, pristine beaches, ancient sites and abundant wildlife - though not always the weather.
A historic spruce tree in the Outer Hebrides has been voted Scotland’s Tree of the Year.
A memorial service to commemorate one of Britain’s worst ever maritime disasters, 165 years on, was held at the weekend.
They were dreaming of a new life on the other side of the Atlantic, but the men, women and children on board the Annie Jane have instead entered the history books as the victims of one of Britain’s worst maritime disasters.
A spate of whale strandings along Scotland’s west coast is being linked to the search for a Russian sub
A spate of whale and dolphin deaths along Scotland’s west coast is being linked to the hunt for a Russian submarine.
A cancer support group on the Isle of Lewis is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, providing relief and sociable gatherings to its members.
Birds are “flocking back” to their native Outer Hebrides following the success of a challenging 17-year programme to eradicate the American mink and its devastating effect on local wildlife.
An 87-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital following a seven-hour rescue operation on one of Scotland's most remote islands.
Alsatian who had CPR performed on him by fast-thinking owner has died after collapsing on Stornoway Golf Course
A dog that made national headlines after its owner performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques he had just learned on a First Aid course has tragically died.
The Western Isles has become the first place in Britain - and only the second in Europe - to receive a prestigious craft status for its Harris Tweed industry.
A seal pup has been flown from a remote Scottish island to the mainland for specialist treatment after being found abandoned.
Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has made a flying visit to the Outer Hebrides.
Visits to the Scottish islands are up 22% according to the latest figures posted by the Island Visitor Survey, with scenery and landscape being listed as the predominant factor in luring visitors towards the Scottish isles.
Look at these breath-taking views at the top of Tiorga Mòr mountain on the Isle of Harris.
A Highland business which specialises in the production of luxury candles has moved into a newly renovated factory in the Outer Hebrides.
A popular campsite on the Hebridean island of North Uist has been awarded planning permission to expand.
Outer Hebrides golfers banned from playing on Sundays can swing away on the Sabbath behind their clubhouse
A legal probe has discovered that golfers in the Outer Hebrides who are banned from playing on Sundays can swing away on the Sabbath on the same landlord's land behind their clubhouse.
A £1 million pound project to eradicate black rats off a group of Scottish Islands has come to an end as experts declare the island to be a secure haven for nesting seabirds.
A stunning beach in the Outer Hebrides has been named among the best in the world.
The Outer Hebrides’ only brewery is facing a battle to avoid last orders after it and hundreds of other small breweries were hit by new regulations that threaten their survival.