An island music festival has delivered a welcome boost of more than £600,000 to the local economy.
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.
Anyone with a passion for Uist and the Outer Hebrides, or tales to tell about the islands, is encouraged to get involved in an audio tour project.
Scotland’s islands are showing signs that decades of population decline are being overcome with young people moving back to the country’s most remote communities, it has been claimed.
Fury has erupted at the decision to close three dental practices in Uist.
Modern environmentalism is leading the agenda at this year’s Hebrides International Film Festival (HIFF), which gets under way next month.
A fisherman has died after falling into water near Loch Carnan in South Uist.
Travellers to and from the Western Isles were left stranded today as the ongoing dispute over the rate of pay offered to air traffic controllers entered a third day of snap strikes.
A woman who was brought back to life after multiple cardiac arrests and placed in an induced coma has given birth to a healthy baby girl.
Charity cyclists from Stornoway Airport are to don their finest lycra again this year as they navigate from one island terminal to another, a distance spanning approximately 100 miles, in memory of one of their colleagues.
A keen walker from Uist has hit out at the state of one of the most scenic routes through the islands, claiming disaster looms due to the treacherous conditions of the path.
The family of a former headteacher who died of sepsis are raising cash for a charity in his memory.
Jack McConnell questioned why a controversial hedgehog cull in the Western Isles had to start in the run-up to the 2003 Scottish election.
Schools were closed, ferries cancelled and homes suffered power cuts as storms battered the west.
A music festival has generated more than half a million pounds for the Uist economy, an independent assessment has revealed.
A dozen massive modules that will allow work on a new water treatment plant to go ahead have arrived in the islands.
A new nature reserve is to be created within a crofting estate in South Uist in the biggest land transfer by Scottish Natural Heritage to a community group.
The Uist Economic Taskforce Working Group was addressed by a senior member of the Faroese Government in the UK.
Cal Mac boss Robbie Drummond will face the wrath of Uist councillors when he meets them this Friday.
A documentary following the journey of a young pipe band after tragedy struck is being produced for BBC ALBA, it has been revealed.
The island pipe band which Manchester bomb victim Eilidh MacLeod belonged to is to pay tribute to her in the Big Apple to help celebrate Tartan Day.
The possibility of having a spaceport located in the Hebrides was discussed when Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy visited Uist yesterday.
As much of Scotland shivers under heavy snow, three wildfires break out in the Highlands and islands
Firefighters were called to battle three wildfires in the Highlands and Islands today.
The Scottish Government is being urged to use taxpayers’ money to fund Benbecula’s air service to keep it in the air.
A German tourist visiting the Western Isles has been reported missing by his family.
A multimillion-pound military upgrade for the Western Isles and neighbouring outpost of St Kilda has secured funding.
A new officer who will help grow Gaelic in Uist has been appointed.
Western Isles Council has been accused of "vandalising" vital inter-island plane links, providing a worse service for Uist, Benbecula and Barra.
Council criticised for taking too long to start work on causeway on anniversary of South Uist tragedy
An island community that suffered the loss of five of their own in the 2005 storms has criticised the council for taking too long to start work to ensure there is not another tragedy.
Ferries for Uist and Barra face disruptions today as a force eight gale sweeps over the Western Isles.
The future of the Hebrides Range in Uist will remain secure until 2028 with a £60million investment, it was announced yesterday.
A Uist teenager was fined £300 after being convicted of an assault on an Inverness man two years ago.