Tag: Uist

Free sports hire for island residents

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar announce initiative supported by Crown Estate funding which will mean that hard earned fundraising will be retained by clubs and groups who can utilise it.

Story Wagon tours Outer Hebrides

To mark the 14th year of their Your Stories campaign – Scottish Book Trust is hosting a week-long story-making celebration in Barra and Uist

In Search Of One Last Song

In this thought-provoking book, Patrick Galbraith travels the country in search of ten of our most endangered birds, including the Hebridean corncrake

Holyrood committee hears of Hebridean geese problem

With greylag geese having over trebled in number in Uist for example over the past decade, the allocation of adequate funding levels to bring down the geese numbers to a manageable level is essential, the Holyrood committee was told last week.

‘Chaos’ engulfs CalMac

CalMac hit the rocks this week, as a perfect storm of over-runs, breakdowns, and bad weather struck its ageing fleet, leading to island food shortages