Crofters asked to help Little Tern in trouble

Crofters asked to help Little Tern in trouble

Western Isles crofters are being asked for help by RSPB  to protect one of Britain’s rarest seabirds. The Little Tern is the smallest member of the tern family to breed in Britain, and the Western Isles still provide a home for a significant population of the birds.... read more
Birders flock to spot ‘mega rarity’ in North Uist

Birders flock to spot ‘mega rarity’ in North Uist

Birders and twitchers are heading to North Uist in droves to spot a UK first. A black-billed cuckoo, off-course from the US was spotted yesterday in a garden on the west side of the island. Since then droves of bird-watchers have descended from all parts of the UK to... read more
Comhairle offices now have defibrillator

Comhairle offices now have defibrillator

A Western Isles councillor who suffered from a heart attack two years ago has now presented the council with a defibrillator, which will be held in the main reception of the Comhairle offices. Cllr Angus Morrison is a volunteer trainer and local co-ordinator with the... read more