Tag: outer hebrides

Islands are hotspots for social enterprise

Alasdair Nicholson, community consultant for Point and Sandwick Trust welcomed the news of the island’s official recognition and said it would help the development and expansion of social enterprise in the future.

Affordable housing extended in rural and island areas

The funds are part of the wider Affordable Housing Supply Programme, which has delivered about 4,800 affordable homes in the rural and island communities over the first four years of this Parliament, including on Skye, in the Outer Hebrides, and on Mull, Raasay and Rum.

Real life ‘mermaid’ in TV spotlight

A new BBC ALBA documentary, which offers a glimpse into the lives of islanders in the Outer Hebrides through the harsh winter months, features a real-life ‘mermaid’.