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.
A footballer who killed his friend in a horror smash just three months after passing his test last night avoided a jail sentence.
Scotland has boldly gone into space with the first rocket to leave the Earth's atmosphere from UK soil fired from a missile range in Outer Hebrides.
An extremely rare bird has bred in the Western Isles for the first time in 31 years.
A new book has been published of pipe tunes by tragic piper Calum Campbell of Benbecula - the grandfather lost when three generations of one family died in the terrible storm of 2005.
Even young dolphins like to hitch a ride with mum - as these remarkable pictures show.
Equipment worth £3.6million is lying at the bottom of the Sound of Harris after a high-tensile cable snapped aboard a specialist ship.
Carl Macphee was nicknamed DooDoos and lived in Rhughasinish, in the Lochcarnan district at the north-east end of South Uist, with mother Helena, father Ronnie and young sister Stephanie.