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.
Thanks to a £2.3million restoration project, Mingary Castle has been converted into a luxury holiday retreat and its new caretakers are looking forward to welcoming their first visitors this summer.
At the moment, people are not allowed onboard on the mobiles due to Covid restrictions, but Lexy and Lachaidh are still out on the road, delivering books for all ages across Lewis, Harris, Uist and Benebcula.
New chairman of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar’s Education, Sport and Children’s Services Committee appointed
Mr Steele’s election means that for the first time, a director and chair for the same committee will be based in Uist.