Young people in coastal communities, including those in the Western Isles and Lochaber, are set to benefit from a new CalMac partnership.
Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has warned the future of island and remote communities across the Highlands and Islands is being put at risk by uncertainty over vital transport links.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is set to prioritise the Balivanich Regeneration Project under the Town Centre Fund for 2019/20.
Rhoda Grant questioned Transport Secretary Michael Matheson over the centralisation programme being proposed for airport service.
A large-scale portrait of a local soldier who died in the Great War will be drawn into the sand at Cula Bay on November 11, exactly 100 years after the Armistice was signed.
Ferry services to Uist have recently experienced considerable disruption.