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  1. New Co-operative Food stores in Western IslesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Two Co-operative Food stores in the Western Isles are being transformed, with investments totalling more than 1m that will create a new shopping experience for customers.

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  2. Labour's bid for Westminster takes first stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. How much more confident would we be in our Government if we knew the ballot box had attracted 84% of the electorate? That was the referendum turnout and it is a figure which greatly impresses Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for the Western Isles Alasdair Morrison, who commented that he would like to see compulsory participation in the democratic process.

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  3. Committee looks for answers on interconnector progressRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee has today written to Dermot Nolan, CEO of Ofgem, calling on him to address concerns of residents of the Outer Hebrides that potential renewables projects in the area are being undermined by ongoing delays to the delivery of national grid infrastructure to the islands.

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  4. MSP attends Barra ferries meeting at HolyroodRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Western Isles MSP, Alasdair Allan, yesterday joined representatives of the community in Barra, including Councillor Donald Manford, to meet with Transport Minister, Keith Brown MSP, to discuss a range of issues affecting ferry services to the island.

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  5. Jobs joy as firm builds stronger futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Advertiser

    GROWING COMPANY: Ann Izatt-Lowry, Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental operations director, left, with Kate Ward, Investment for Growth business adviser A FIRM at the forefront of the North-East construction industry aims to create more jobs after funding helped strengthen its order book. Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental, in Meadowfield, near Durham City, now employs more than 30 workers and has seen turnover increase 25 per cent to A 2.8m.

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  6. MSP meets Transport Minister over ferry concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Stornoway Today

    Western Isles MSP, Alasdair Allan, met on Tuesday with Transport Minister, Keith Brown, about the forthcoming disruption to the Ullapool - Stornoway ferry service and indicated the strong concerns which his constituents had to ensure this was minimised. Alasdair Allan commented: "I think it would be fair to say that many people in the islands have asked me why they did not have more warning from CMAL and Calmac about the proposal that the linkspan in Ullapool be out of action for a number of weeks between February and April 2015.

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  7. MP calls for CMAL to review Ullapool Harbour worksRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. With mounting concerns regarding the timing of the works to Ullapool Harbour to accommodate relief vessels for the MV Loch Seaforth, Western Isles MP, Angus MacNeil is asking that the work schedule be reviewed and perhaps consider postponing the work until next winter.

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  8. One more empty islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sunday Herald

    At first glance, the islands themselves may be regarded as having fared better than the mainland - they had a combined population of 103,702 at the 2011 census, up four per cent from 10 years earlier. That figure, though, is skewed by sizeable increases in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles.

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  9. Alternative route for cars via Skye ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Ferry operator CalMac has published details of its services from Stornoway when the Ullapool linkspan is closed to vehicle traffic from the end of February 2015 due to replacement work .

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  10. Tanera Mor in Scotland's Summer Isles loses it's only remaining residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daily Mail

    The Scottish islands that inspired cult pagan film The Wicker Man is officially uninhabited, after its last remaining permanent residents move to the mainland. Tanera Mor in the Summer Isles was the last inhabited island of the archipelago off of Scotland's north west coast, until the owners put it up for sale.

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  11. New ferry to help ease disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | BBC News

    Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne has published details of how it will respond to the closure of Ullapool's linkspan to vehicles for six weeks. A new two-lane linkspan has been proposed so vehicles can move on and off ferries quicker and more quietly.

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  12. Isles Labour Party announce their man for the General ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Labour hopes a tried, tested and successful politician in Holyrood will easily translate to Westminster as this week they selected their Western Isles candidate for the General Election.

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  13. Gaelic Awards: Scots presenter Cathy MacDonald hails our language ahead of prestigious ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Daily Record

    THE Scottish Gaelic Awards celebrate businesses, teachers, artists, sports groups and young people who promote traditional culture all over the country. Some of the brightest businesses, sports groups, teachers, artists and young people from around Scotland will be honoured tomorrow at the second annual Scottish Gaelic Awards.

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  14. Positive Edinburgh meeting for Our Islands Our Future campaignRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Representatives of the three Islands Councils in Scotland have today taken part in the first 'Islands Working Group' meeting in Edinburgh with the UK Government.

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  15. Islands' case put before Westminster representativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Shetland Today

    The first "Islands Working Group" involving representatives of the three islands councils in Scotland has met UK government figures in Edinburgh today. Proposals for the working group were set out in the government's "Framework for the Islands" that was published on 15th August on the back of work done by the Our Islands Our Future campaign.

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  16. New care home beds are 'vital'Read the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Shetland Today

    Three new bedrooms are to be created in the newly-merged Lerwick care homes of Edward Thomason House and Taing House. They will make a "vital" contribution to the capacity of the building, according to head of community health and social care Simon Bokor-Ingram.

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  17. Call for action on fuel poverty in the IslandsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Following on from the recent meeting between the Comhairle and Scottish and Southern Energy to discuss electricity tariffs, at which Western Isles Poverty Action Group was represented, SSE's commitment to a UK universal and lower tariff in the future was recognised.

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  18. Video - Children in NeedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Stornoway Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The BBC confirmed a massive 32.6 million was raised for Children In Need this year - with more than 2.2 million coming from Scotland.

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  19. Top acts set to play Edinburgh on New Year's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Acts including Admiral Fallow, Roddy Hart and King Creosote will all play one-off shows at secret venues, across the city.

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  20. Teddies soften the traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Linlithgow Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Maggie took with her six knitted teddies donated by Jean Hall, which proved so popular that a plea for a futher 500 bears was made.

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