A tourist swept to her death by a wave at a Hebridean beauty spot was officially named last night as a 50-year-old London-based professional photographer and mum-of-two.
He was an inspirational Gaelic singer and teacher who made it into the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.
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.
A holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave while taking photographs from rocks at a Hebridean beauty spot.
A 50-year-old holidaymaker died after being swept into the sea by a wave at a Outer Hebrides beauty spot.
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.
Bethesda Hospice in Stornoway is facing a funding shortfall due to a lack of support from NHS Western Isles, local SNP councillor have claimed.
A cull to eradicate mink from Lewis and Harris is to continue despite the success of a programme running almost two decades.
Loganair has been urged to review how they deal with cancellations following a “fiasco” over Western Isles flights.
UK authorities have been warned that any “procrastination” on regulating the space sector could result in the Highlands and islands missing out on an economic windfall.
In the final part of the P&J’s series on the “space race”, Calum Ross finds out if more than one spaceport can be cleared for take-off.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
A Scottish Government minister has said its ambition is to have “at least one” spaceport in Scotland – but he warned that Brexit could create “challenges” for the sector.
Plans to build a spaceport on the Western Isles are still on track and continue to be drawn up behind the scenes, it has been confirmed.
Police are warning of a loss of 999 service on the isle of Lewis.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Sgoil Lionacleit praised after mammoth effort to compete in Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships
More than 600 young pipers and drummers from across the nation gathered yesterday to participate in the Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships.
Bosses of telecommunications giant TalkTalk will meet with Scottish Government minister Fergus Ewing to discuss the future of their Stornoway call centre - earmarked for closure with the loss of 59 jobs.
Organisers of the Eilean Dorcha Festival in North Uist have announced English country singer Nathan Carter as the headline act for 2019.
A best-selling Scottish author has attacked proposals to close 16 of the city's 17 public libraries.
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.
The last surviving resident of an outer Hebridean island which was evacuated in the 1940s has passed away at the age of 91.
Members of Western Isles Council are urging the government to take action to preserve their lifeline ferries.
Local councils have been accused of wasting millions of pounds of taxpayers' money on in-house care while starving private homes of cash.
CalMac’s independent Community Board has teamed up with the ferry company to help raise the profile of Scotland’s west coast islands as business destinations.
A community wind farm scheme, which reinvests its profits into local initiatives, has reiterated its spending program to help enhance the lives of those living within the Tolsta village on Lewis.
A new report has called for greater protection for a population of Risso’s dolphins who are living in a ‘hotspot’ around Lewis.
A Stornoway care home worker has admitted stealing drugs meant for elderly residents.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious crash on the Western Isles.
Fire crews battled tirelessly throughout the early hours of yesterday morning after a fire broke out on the west side of Lewis at the premises of a community landowner.