Western Isles

TV

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.

Islands

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.

Outdoors

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.

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