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.
Nicola Sturgeon has backed calls to have a ship which sank off Stornoway while returning servicemen from the First World War designated as a war grave.
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.
Police have been called to a serious crash this evening on the Isle of Lewis.
She was the island hero killed in a kidnap rescue mission in Afghanistan eight years ago.
An island minister has caused controversy after suggesting that the 201 sailors who died in the Iolaire disaster were “sinners”.
It was a disaster which had lasting repercussions for generations of people in the Western Isles.
A group of Western Isles pupils have created a stunning poppy display in tribute to the 201 men who died in the Iolaire disaster.
The Orkney Islands are leading the way in electric car purchases, with more green vehicles per head than anywhere in the north and north-east, according to official figures.
In the four years since he went on the wander in the Western Isles, his owner had slowly come to terms with never seeing him again.
A poignant wooden statue has been erected on the shores of the Western Isles in tribute to the hundreds of sailors lost during the Iolaire disaster.
Western Isles Council has ditched a move to base rural libraries in community hubs.
The Western Isles area has the greatest proportion of overweight or obese primary one children of any local authority in Scotland.
Schools were closed, ferries cancelled and homes suffered power cuts as storms battered the west.