The technology was rolled out in Grimsay and Great Bernera last year, enabling households there to reach download speeds nearly 20 times the UK average.
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East Lothian, Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire will all move tomorrow (Friday) at 6pm from level two to level three after significant increases in infection rates.
Stornoway Port Authority will now progress the initial stage in the tender process – the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ.) Following the PQQ process the tender is expected to be published late February and construction is expected to commence in late summer 2021.
Orkney Drugs Dog and Dogs Against Drugs – Shetland rely on donations to remain operational, while in the Western Isles the Alcohol and Drugs Partnership generously funded some of the set-up costs involved in bringing a dog and handler to the area.
Councillor Charlie Nicolson, CNES representative on the Lewis and Harris Sports Council called it an excellent achievement.
The number of groups and individuals recognised in this campaign once again highlighted the strong sense of togetherness present in Western Isles communities.
It is now more than 14 days since the confirmation of the last positive case of Covid-19 infection associated with South Uist, Eriskay and Benbecula.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: ‘If we succeed, we open the prospect – in all parts of the country – of being able to lead lives which are substantially closer to normal in the weeks and months to come.’
The new contract is for maintenance work on MV Lochnevis, MV Hebridean Isles, MV Isle of Mull, MV Isle of Arran, MV Caledonian Isles and MV Isle of Lewis.