Inner Hebrides

Lifeboat launched from Portree on Skye

January 5, 2019

Stornoway Coastguard were called to assist a vessel with engine trouble earlier today. Coastguard were alerted to the incident, off Loch Snizort, at 12.46pm. A coastguard spokesman said: “A tugboat is assisting the vessel back to port, alongside Portree Lifeboat.”


Gaelic speakers must step up their efforts

December 8, 2018

The first female MSP to make a plenary address in the Scottish Parliament chamber in Gaelic has warned the language’s future will only be secured for the next generation if all speakers step up their efforts.