The Muirburn season is set to be brought to an end with immediate effect, meaning crofters will not legally be able to set fire on heather or grassland in the islands. A change to the law as part...

A petition asking the Scottish Parliament to halt Highlands and Islands Airports Limited’s (HIAL) plans to downgrade services in Benbecula and Wick has so far gained over 400 signatures. Formed by...

Views are being sought on the Sea of the Outer Hebrides project. A survey has been launched on the project, which aims to deliver a management plan for the marine region. Everyone who lives in the...

A hill fire which burnt through most of the night last night (Monday 30 March) appears to have been deliberately set, despite a recent warning to suspend muirburn during the COVID-19 epidemic. The...

Crown Estate Scotland has today (Wednesday April 1) published its three-year plan setting out how it will manage sea, land and coastline for the benefit of Scotland’s communities and...

Planning applications, the Uists, March 27 The following planning applications are pending consideration by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.  All information and accompanying documents are publicly...