Ferry operator Calmac are bringing new employment opportunities to residents in the Western Isles with the opening of their new customer service centre.
A serial offender described as “believing he cannot be touched” and “feared” going to prison, has been jailed for six months.
A full scale emergency response was declared at Stornoway Airport when the pilot of a helicopter reported it was suffering engine problems.
A popular Scottish bike ride is gearing up to return to the Western Isles for its fourth consecutive year.
It has many celebrity followers, but now Harris Tweed has proved it really is in a class of its own.
Cancer patient waits 234 days for treatment as NHS waiting targets missed in north and north-east Scotland
Cancer waiting targets are being missed in north and north-east, according to new figures showing one Western Isles patient had to wait 234 days for treatment.
A ground-breaking scheme has been launched allowing people across the Highlands, islands and Moray to use each other's leisure facilities.
North and north-east councils suffered a dramatic fall in Scottish Government cash to fund services over the last five years, Scotland’s public spending watchdog has said.
Ministers have been accused of starving Western Isles Council of cash after it received the worst financial settlement of any Scottish local authority while facing a rising rates bill.
Police are warning of a loss of 999 service on the isle of Lewis.
Talented pipers from remote island communities in the north are bracing themselves for a marathon two-day trip to take part in a national competition.
Top-level talks have taken place at Holyrood as the case for an ambitious multi-million-pound investment in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles took another step forward.
A new report has called for greater protection for a population of Risso’s dolphins who are living in a ‘hotspot’ around Lewis.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash on the Western Isles.
A highly esteemed and “legendary” Western Isles priest has died.
A Western Isles family were saved from a blaze in their home which broke out while they were fast asleep early this morning.
Talks have taken place over the future of one of Scotland’s three Harris Tweed mills.
The heart attack death rate in the Highland, Western Isles and Shetland council areas has gone up over the last decade, official data has shown.
Residents in the Western Isles are embracing the dark winter nights as they launch their first Hebridean Dark Skies Festival.
Police in the Western Isles are appealing for information following a break-in at a fishing lodge in the Grimersta area on the west side of Lewis.
Creators of a poignant shoreline monument to the Iolaire disaster have lodged a plea to extend its lifespan until Easter.
A fisherman who died after falling overboard may have lived if he had been wearing a life jacket, a sheriff has ruled.
A centuries-old lighthouse in the islands could be in line for a major upgrade.
A Lewis man who downloaded 676 indecent photos of young children has been spared a jail sentence.
A new song by well known Western Isles musician Willie Campbell with pupils from Castlebay Community School and accompanying video is now available to view online.
A tourism chief has said such high levels of administration would surround a tourist tax that would make it “almost impossible” to implement in the north.
Orkney, Shetland, Moray and Aberdeenshire have some of the worst broadband connections in the UK, according to new research.
"Disappointment" has been expressed by the CalMac community board at a proposal to increase fares on some routes.
Passengers on board a minibus had a lucky escape yesterday after it went off a road on Skye.
A review of council wards on Scotland’s islands has been launched in a move that could see councillors represent smaller areas.
A Western Isles businessman who sued British Gas for allegedly forcing him to stay on an expensive tariff has lost his court battle.
Hundreds of parents across the north and north-east are failing to pay their ex-partners the money they should to provide for their children.