Peter Urpeth Local Democracy Reporter
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Local Democracy Reporter in the Outer Hebrides. Based at the Stornoway Gazette.

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Stornoway Gazette

18 Articles
about 1 month ago
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Welcome “step forward” for Calanais development

The management committee of the Calanais Stones visitor centre has warmly welcomed the passing of a crucial milestone...

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about 2 months ago
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“Trial for the Isles” to attract new residents

​A raft of “innovative” measures aimed at increasing the population of the Uists – including a ‘Trial The Islands’ pr...

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3 months ago
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Cancer drugs supply hit by service change

A switch by Royal Mail to using Glasgow Airport for mail plane deliveries to the Western Isles has created a “signifi...

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4 months ago
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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is set to consult on an authority-wide policy on the use of mobile phones and “personal com...

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4 months ago
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New mobile phone policy for island schools

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is set to consult on an authority-wide policy on the use of mobile phones and “personal com...

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5 months ago
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New plans emerge for windfarms on Lewis

Details of two new wind farm developments proposed for sites in Lewis have emerged in a letter sent from the develope...

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5 months ago
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Uist community food hub​ will offer “a focal point”

​Plans for a new community food hub and covered outdoor market in Balivanich have reached a significant milestone, wi...

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8 months ago
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Consultation on sex education in schools is a “sham”

An out-spoken critic of the policy of sex education in schools has described the latest attempt by Comhairle nan Eile...

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8 months ago
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Elections for only half of community councils

​The nomination process for community councillors in half of the wards in the Western Isles has reopened after only h...

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10 months ago
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Luskentyre cemetery action ‘not good enough’

​Isle of Harris councillor, Paul Finnegan, has described claims made by a campaigner that Comhairle nan Eilean Siar i...

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11 months ago
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Gaelic song entices online gaming crowd

​When messages from the Audio Director of a Bafta-winning game development studio started to appear in her Messenger ...

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about 1 year ago
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Council commitment on controversial guidance for primary schools

​Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have reaffirmed a commitment that controversial national guidance on the teaching of relat...

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