Erect a house Planning permission is being sought to build a new dwelling on a site adjacent to Barra Heritage and Cultural Centre in Ciosmul, Castlebay. Applicant Iain MacNeil of Kentangaval is...

The first rum to be distilled in the Western Isles has hit the road at speed, with an appearance at one of Formula One’s iconic race events. Isle of Barra Distillers launched their Island Dark Rum...

Cases of Covid may be on the rise in Barra, where some essential services are being affected due to new Covid cases. Barra Medical Practice has today (Monday 4 July) posted an update on their...

Old footballing rivals Barra and Benbecula are on level pegging with 12 points as the Shearwater Marine Services Ltd Uist & Barra League reaches its midway point. Iochdar Saints and Southend...

Plastic harvested from a Barra shore is to be recycled to make bespoke fittings for campervans, thanks to a link-up with a Benbecula start-up business. The shore clean-up at Bagh nan Clach on...

There's a new councillor for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar from Barra and Vatersay. This arises from the shortfall of candidates at the Council elections in May and a by-election yesterday (Thursday...

Barra rower Claire McAtear Logan is urging people in the Western Isles to get involved in coastal rowing, after coming within a whisker of a world championship final. The youth development worker...

Erect a polytunnel Retrospective planning permission is being sought for a polytunnel erected at Corncrake Cottage, 16 Eoligarry. The applicant is Niall Mackinnon, of the same address. In his...