Island News Headlines

Strategic group formed for all Scotland’s islands

Strategic group formed for all Scotland’s islands

A new Islands Strategic Group is to be created, bringing all six local authorities with responsibility for Scotland’s 93 inhabited island communities together. The group will involve Argyll & Bute, Highland, North Ayrshire, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles....

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OSF Further Information

OSF Further Information

An Lòchran collaborative hub opens in Inverness

A new collaborative centre in Inverness was opened today (Thursday 25 August) by Deputy First Minister John Swinney. The £13 million building on Inverness Campus (pictured)  is named An Lòchran, Gaelic for The Lamp/Lantern, and  aspires to be a role model for...

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Top awards for NHS Western Isles cardiac nurse team

The cardiac care team of NHS Western Isles has won two prestigious British Heart Foundation (BHF) Alliance Awards for their integrated care work across the islands. The team, based in Stornoway and Benbecula, not only won recognition for their integrated care, but...

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Host a brew-up for Independent Age

One in five older people in the UK are in contact with friends, family and neighbours less than once a week, while for one in 10, it’s less than once a month. Here at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, we are trying to change that, and we need help from...

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Letters

Host a brew-up for Independent Age

One in five older people in the UK are in contact with friends, family and neighbours less than once a week, while for one in 10, it’s less than once a month. Here at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, we are trying to change that, and we need help from...

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LETTER: help is available for younger veterans

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, is the oldest, national military charity in the UK. We have been providing vital support for our troops, veterans and their families for over 130 years. While attention is often focused on the problems faced by older, retired veterans,...

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