A Stornoway care home worker has admitted stealing drugs meant for elderly residents.
Multi-million-selling singer songwriter KT Tunstall and award-wining duo The Shires are the latest headliners to be announced for Stornoway’s summer festival.
A Western Isles family were saved from a blaze in their home which broke out while they were fast asleep early this morning.
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to explore “all options” to help the 59 workers facing redundancy as a result of the closure of the Talk Talk call centre in Stornoway.
The Western Isles were dealt a serious jobs blow yesterday when Talktalk announced it is to close its site in Stornoway.
A Western Isles businessman who sued British Gas for allegedly forcing him to stay on an expensive tariff has lost his court battle.
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.
The Coastguard Operations Centre in Stornoway has today been aiding two broken down vessels off Iona and Benbecula.
A deal set to secure 100 fabrication jobs at BiFab’s Arnish yard is “all but done”, it was revealed yesterday.
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.
Malcolm Macdonald’s father had been harbouring a dark secret for years. One he chose to share with his son when he was 10. The secret was that his father, also called Malcolm Macdonald, had drowned in the Iolaire tragedy, one of the darkest days in Britain’s naval wartime history.
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.
There was a successful outcome in the search for a missing person in Stornoway yesterday.
Police and Coastguard teams are currently working in collaboration to try and trace a missing person.
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.
New government figures show there has been a major rise in the use of search and rescue helicopters throughout Scotland.
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.
Schools were closed, ferries cancelled and homes suffered power cuts as storms battered the west.
Staff at Stornoway Airport have smashed their fundraising target after completing a gruelling cycle challenge.
A touching and lasting tribute was paid in the Western Isles yesterday to the souls lost in one of the worst maritime disasters in United Kingdom waters during the 20th century.
Police cars in Stornoway are displaying specially-designed stickers commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Iolaire Disaster.
Two fire crews from Stornoway have been called to an incident in Assaye Place after reports were received of a kitchen fire.
A call for action to address the reliability and capacity of ferry services to the Western Isles have been made by the Islands’ tourism industry organisation, with its chief warning that if action is not taken problems experienced in 2018 could be repeated next year.
An artist from the Western Isles is painting portraits of 100 sailors lost in the Iolaire disaster as the community marks its centenary anniversary.
The number of passengers using the main airport in the Outer Hebrides soared to a new monthly record in October, according to figures released by airline Loganair.
The public launch of a new book exploring the Iolaire tragedy takes place today.
A former Western Isles councillor who works as a taxi driver has gone on trial accused of inappropriately touching a passenger.
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.
A former Western Isles policeman who “fell from grace” avoided a prison sentence when he was sentenced for a number of offences yesterday.
A man dressed in a banana costume was rescued from freezing water after he fell into Stornoway harbour on Friday night.
A ferry damaged after hitting the pier in Stornoway has docked in Aberdeen for repairs.