Thick fog which caused severe traffic disruption along the north-east coastline yesterday is expected to continue for the next few days – but clear skies and sunshine have been forecast inland.
Children’s claymation character Morph has visited the Callanish Stones on the Isle of Lewis during a tour of the Outer Hebrides.
A major business body has called for Aberdeen council chiefs to ditch plans for a “unwanted and regressive” tourist tax it believes will damage the city.
More than 100 people gathered yesterday to mark the official opening of a mosque in Stornoway, the first in the Western Isles.
Cal Mac boss Robbie Drummond will face the wrath of Uist councillors when he meets them this Friday.
The public is to be asked its views on proposed Gaelic names for the most common shellfish in Scottish waters.
Community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust (PST) has been shortlisted in the Scottish Charity Awards.
A new £1.2 million fire training facility at Kirkwall Airport was officially unveiled yesterday.
The Western Isles could be among the first places in Scotland to have “super turbines” as developer EDF announces plans for 656ft-tall structures on Lewis.
Youngsters across the north will be visited by the former presenter of a popular wildlife show.
She has searched for chameleons in Madagascar and turtles in the Seychelles, and followed walruses across the Arctic Circle.
Pupils in the Western Isles will soon be offered the chance to take lessons in Mandarin, thanks to a pioneering educational project which uses a live video link to provide a greater range of school subjects.
Many motorists are avoiding parking charges by leaving their vehicles on residential streets around Stornoway town centre.
Point and Sandwick Community Trust on the isle of Lewis has given money to two local schools to help buy specialised cycling equipment for children with additional support needs.
The future of Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) has been secured through investment by a Canadian firm for its yards at Methil and Burntisland in Fife and Arnish in the Western Isles.
A former primary school in the Western Isles is undergoing a £1.2 million transformation into a community hub to preserve the history of the Kinloch area.
Islanders donned their finest Harris Tweed outfits for a novel cycle ride around Stornoway at the weekend in what is fast becoming a popular annual event.
Amid furious protests, Sunday cinema is to continue after a successful trial on the Sabbatarian island of Lewis, it was announced yesterday.
A new chairman has been selected on the Stornoway Trust, Scotland’s oldest community landlord.
A scheme aimed at bringing students from different islands together is to take place in the latest venture from An Lanntair.
A cordon has been placed around two drums containing hazardous material which have washed up on an Outer Hebridean beach.
It is a short journey that they make every year.
Stornoway Port Authority will consult local residents over plans to change the face of the Island’s main harbour.
A missile has been found on a beach in the Outer Hebrides.
The tiny Muslim community on the Isle of Lewis is looking for help to build the first mosque in the Western Isles.
A Hebridean cancer group has attacked plans by local health chiefs to crack down on the number of NHS-funded escorts accompanying patients to the mainland.
A lighthouse exhibition will open today in a Western Isles village to commemorate the tragic and mysterious loss of three local light keepers more than 117 years ago.
A north MSP has called for a ferry to be found on a short-term lease to ease the pressure on services in the Western Isles during one of the busiest tourist periods of the year.
A sheriff has upheld a council’s decision to remove a horse from a woman’s home in the Western Isles, ending a lengthy legal battle.
A hugely popular rally car event in the Western Isles has been cancelled.
With a stone to represent every victim, this newly-unveiled memorial lays bare the sheer scale of a near-century old island tragedy.
Ballot papers for a major community election in the Western Isles are running late after a row over a Sunday golf ban swelled the number of candidates.