The MoU commits the three projects to, ‘raise the profile of St Kilda and its
cultural and natural history, through co-ordination of the activities of its
member groups for the benefit of the whole Western Isles’.
NFU Scotland last week called for support to continue, with President Martin Kennedy saying the grazing pressure exerted by the growing resident populations of Greylag geese on many Scottish islands continues to have a devastating impact on farming and crofting businesses.
SSEN Distribution is continuing to assess the future resilience and electricity demand needs for customers and communities on Lewis and Harris.
The call for a dedicated ferry to both Harris and North Uist was supported by North Uist and Benbecula ward member and chairman of Transportation and Infrastructure, Councillor Uisdean Robertson.