Tag: Uist

Concerns raised over islands goose management scheme changes
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Concerns raised over islands goose management scheme changes

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. 

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View from The Edge: Cath MacDonald

On our campsite I found that many who arrived had travelled from Oban to Lochboisdale or Barra and then travelled up through the Uists to Harris and Lewis.

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Mapping climate change at Liniclate Library

The mapping project is available for all at Liniclate Library until the end of September 2021, while the project will be launched via the Mobile Library service in Uist at the start of September.

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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.