Drugs in the Outer Hebrides have been sniffed out by a 'Bear'.
Western Isles Council is in the dog house after an apparent blunder meant it lost a court case against the same animals for the second time within a year.
Preparation is underway for National Gaelic Schools debate, now in its twentieth year.
Just one year on from their first ever gig in a Lewis pub, Stornoway’s inimitable trio Peat and Diesel will launch their second album Light my Byre at Glasgow’s iconic Barrowland Ballroom in January.
Ferry operator CalMac has started its winter maintenance programme.
The largest ferry in the west coast fleet, which plies the route between Ullapool and Stornoway, has been bought on behalf of the Scottish Government.
A dedicated student has been named as the University of the Highlands and Islands further education student of the year.
Children from the Western Isles have lent their voices to an album of songs all about life in their community.
Call for action as people arrested on Western Isle have human rights ‘diminished’ by being locked up miles away
A councillor has claimed that people arrested on the west coast are having their human rights violated by being taken to cells miles away from their homes.
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.
More than 100 jobs could be created under plans to breath fresh life into a run-down area of Stornoway.
A fire engine serviced by volunteers in Stornoway is joining three other emergency vehicles being sent by Highland-based charity Blythswood Care to Moldova in Eastern Europe.
Families have been left with dream holidays in tatters and children in tears at the collapse of Thomas Cook.
The Co-op has confirmed plans to take over the Iceland supermarket premises in Stornoway.
A pilot was forced to take evasive action when a baby hedgehog got in the way of a plane as it prepared for take-off.
A Loganair flight departing from Stornoway delayed its take-off to let a baby hedgehog walk safely across the airport’s tarmac.
A rowing boat abandoned 700 miles off the coast of America by a Scottish adventurer has washed up, more than a year later, less than 400 yards from his late grandmother's home.
A Western Isles filmmaker is celebrating international success after creating an emotive documentary about Donald Trump’s mother.
‘Tap’s the way we do it in the Western Isles’ – Peatlemania ensues as Peat and Diesel help launch Stornoway’s first top up tap
Children on Lewis were today joined by the Western Isles' latest music sensation Peat and Diesel as a Scottish Water Top up Tap was unveiled in Stornoway.
A male cruise ship passenger has been airlifted to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with head injuries.
Staff at the Highlands and islands’ largest independent television production company have been given a stake in its future after it became an employee-owned business.
An injured walker, who was lost on sand dunes, in the dark in the Western Isles, has been rescued by a unique smartphone app.
Loganair has axed its new London to Stornoway evening flights at short notice, to the ire of passengers.
The co-author of a book on the Iolaire disaster and a champion of Gaelic education have been awarded honorary fellowships by the University of the Highlands and Islands.
A ship which sank off the Isle of Lewis while returning servicemen from the First World War is to finally be recognised as a war grave.
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.
They are the next biggest band to hit the airwaves with a funky retro 1950s and 60s feel.
After little over a year since first opening, Scotland’s newest mosque is already embarking on expansion plans in order to meet the growing demand.
A book of tunes from a Stornoway piper was launched this week in Glasgow at the National Piping Centre.
A student has recreated the head of one of Scotland's oldest druids, thought to hail from Stornoway, using 3D wax reconstruction.
A group of rowers who challenged themselves to travel between Stornoway and Ullapool in just 15 hours, completed the challenge - and almost beat the CalMac boat running on the same route.