The major economic impact of the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway has been underlined by a new report which shows it brought £2.1 million to the local economy.
In a season blighted by breakdowns and delays to services, CalMac has been named "Ferry Operator of the Year 2018" at the National Transport Awards.
The extent to which the north and north-east’s hospitals are falling behind the rest of Scotland has been laid bare in a new report.
Over 100 people attended a learning together event aimed at exploring ways in which to better help patients in the Western Isles to live healthy, active and independent lives for as long as possible.
The fishing boat Louisa which sank in the Western Isles resulting in the deaths of three fishermen is back at sea.
A row has broken out over the Outer Hebrides first gay pride march after the isles’ council refused to fly an LGBT flag in support.
Barra's only bank has been saved in what has been called "a victory for common sense".
It was the worst maritime tragedy to befall those in the Western Isles, claiming the lives of more than 200 men.
When you’re filming, the show must go on - and two island businesses helped a celebrity father-and-son team do just that.
A church leader has attacked the first gay pride parade being held in the Western Isles as “sad and shameful”.
Oil firm Verus Petroleum has agreed to buy stakes in a number of North Sea fields from a Japanese corporation for £300 million.
A huge landslide cut off an island community after days of heavy rain, with the north on alert for more weather-related chaos as it prepared for the onset of Storm Ali.
Police in the Western Isles are urging drivers to be aware of vulnerable road users, particularly horses.
Prizewinners at Cannes and an Oscar contender are among the line-up for the Hebrides International Film Festival
Winners of top prizes at Cannes and a contender for next year’s Oscars sit alongside short films from Lewis and many others in this year’s Hebrides International Film Festival.
A north-east MP whose constituency could be removed by massive new proposed boundary changes has said he does not detect a “huge appetite” for a shake-up.
Facing “horrendous midgies” and overcoming leg cramps, staff from Stornoway Airport completed a 90-mile “lighthouse2lighthouse” challenge in less than 10 hours.
What a difference seven years makes.
A planning application has been lodged to build a major housing development in Stornoway.
UK Treasury Minister John Glen visited Barra yesterday to hear how the closure of its only bank would impact the community.
The devastated mother of a Western Isles teenager who was found dead after a massive search has paid tribute to her “beautiful angel” - and thanked the people who helped look for her.
A 17-year-old schoolgirl has spent her second night missing in the Outer Hebrides.
Parent pressure over a controversial decision to re-organise Gaelic medium pupils into composite classes has resulted in Western Isles Council caving in.
Two people have been charged in connection with a series of thefts on South Uist and Benbecula.
The heartbroken family of a 54-year-old man who died in a serious four-vehicle crash on Skye have described him as a “devoted husband, father and friend”.
A CalMac ferry had to be escorted into Stornoway by two lifeboats after it broke down in the Minch with hundreds of passengers and crew on board.
Four crofting townships in the Western Isles hope to take advantage of the near-£600 million auction in their plans to develop community-owned wind farms.
An ambitious scheme to construct a road across the sea to inter-connect all the islands in the Outer Hebrides has been mooted.
Workers trade unions GMB and Unite said last night that they will fly to Canada to meet with BiFab owners DF Barnes for crunch talks with senior management.
Western Isles Council has been fined £12,000 and ordered to pay £6,000 in compensation after a boy was injured by hazardous chemicals used to clean piers.
An Education Scotland inspection report has found there are “improvements needed” in the Western Isles’ community learning and development (CLD).
The UK Government has announced a £600 million support package for offshore wind power which could be “transformative” for remote island communities.
Runrig have expressed their gratitude to fans in the Western Isles after demand for their farewell concert was so huge it sparked additional flights.