Western Isles


Call The Midwife heads to the Outer Hebrides

December 22, 2019

Miriam Margolyes is back for the festive special of Call The Midwife, in which a number of our favourite characters head to a remote part of Scotland where there’s a desperate need for nurses and midwives.


General Election 2019: SNP hold onto Western Isles seat

December 13, 2019

The Western Isles seat has been held by the SNP. Angus MacNeil won with 6,531 votes, 45.1% of the share of votes. Labour’s Alison MacCorquodale received 4,093 votes while Jennifer Ross, Conservative candidate, took 3,216 views. The Liberal Democrat candidate, Neil Mitchison, received 637 votes.


Explore the outdoors: Cycling the Callanish circular

December 3, 2019

There has definitely been a growth in the number of people experiencing the Outer Hebrides by bike since the Hebridean Way cycling route was launched, but the islands have a lot to offer in the way of shorter cycling adventures too – and the Callanish circular from Stornoway is a great one.