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  1. Police on patrol for Operation RouteRead the original story

    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. A high number of offences were detected, including speeding, no seatbelts being worn and the use of mobile phones.

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  2. Fifa thinks Eriskay's pitch perfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    A football pitch on the Western Isles has been recognised by Fifa as one of eight remarkable places to play the game in the world. A match played on the field in Eriskay has been filmed for screening in the football governing body's new museum in Zurich in Switzerland.

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  3. Western Isles MP takes oath in three languagesRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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 MP Angus Macneil was sworn in as a Member of Parliament yesterday (Tuesday) and took his oath three times!

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  4. Controlled explosion on Western Isles beachRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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. A controlled explosion of an item washed up on Drimsdale beach in South Uist was carried out by the Royal Navy Bomb Disposal Team yesterday (Tuesday).

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  5. Poverty Action Group Calls For Electricity Price ReductionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Stornoway Today

    The costs for Scottish Southern Energy supplying electricity in the Highlands and Islands have reduced due to a reduction in the distribution cost element within the bill but this has not been reflected in the prices paid by customers, say the Western Isles Poverty Action Group. Published charges for using the distribution system in the Scottish Hydro Electric area show the costs have reduced.

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  6. British band Stornoway and birdsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Dear Kitty

    Their front man Brian Briggs popped by the BirdLife office in Cambridge to talk about its creation and how his song writing is inspired by the sights and sounds of nature and wild places. The band's roots began at Oxford University where Brian went on to make a doctoral thesis on habitat management of waterbirds at wetland sites around London .

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  7. "Wrong kind of weather" to blame for rise in ferry disruption, says CalMacRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Sunday Herald

    IT may sound like a seafarer's version of the "wrong kind of leaves on the line", but Scotland's largest ferry operator has said extreme sea swells is hampering its ability to deliver reliable services to island communities. IT may sound like a seafarer's version of the "wrong kind of leaves on the line", but Scotland's largest ferry operator has said extreme sea swells is hampering its ability to deliver reliable services to island communities.

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  8. Island community rallies round to help NepalRead the original story

    Sunday May 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 the devastating earthquake experienced recently in Nepal, local communities in the Western Isles have come together to raise funds to help those affected.

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  9. Stornoway-Ullapoool service to resume next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | 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. Full vehicle services between Stornoway and Ullapool are expected to resume on Monday with major harbour works now nearing completion.

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  10. 1898 - The Shipping ForecastRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Horse

    Most Holy Spirit! Who didst brood Upon the chaos dark and rude, And bid its angry tumult cease, And give, for wild confusion, peace; Oh, hear us when we cry to Thee, For those in peril on the sea! At 0048 hours every day on BBC Radio 4, the Shipping Forecast is read out; slowly and precisely, with all care that one might give to a precariously balanced vat of nuclear waste suspended above a box of sleeping kittens. Every day, this almost minimalist stream of words, which is no longer than about 500, is read by the last announcer of Radio 4 before they hand over the airwaves to the BBC World Service for the night.

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  11. Centerstage presents For All That - A Major New MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seattle Gay News

    CENTERSTAGE FOR ALL THAT KNUTZEN FAMILY THEATRE DUMAS BAY CENTRE May 1-24 For All That is a new musical by Alan Bryce and John Forster. When war overwhelmed Europe in 1914, families were torn apart, lives were shattered and the world was changed forever.

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  12. Trump's sister donates A 160,000 to Stornoway care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Sunday Herald

    Maryanne Trump Barry, a senior appeal judge in the US, made the donation in memory of her mother, Mary Anne Macleod Trump, who came from the Isle of Lewis. Carol Somerville, manager of the care home, said: "She wanted to make a donation.

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  13. New Scottish Secretary commits to engage with Island campaignRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Stornoway Today

    New Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said he will be 'fully engaged' with the Our Islands Our Future campaign led by the three Island Councils - Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland. "The Secretary of State for Scotland will be fully engaged in the Our Island Our Future process and has made clear the UK Government's position is to deliver the Smith recommendations on further devolution.

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  14. Western Isles Green Party to meet for first timeRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | 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. Meetings are to be held in Stornoway and Lochmaddy next week which are open to existing Green Party members and those interested in joining the party.

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  15. Macneil seeks clarity over helicopter trainingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | 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 MP, Angus Brendan MacNeil has written to Bristow Search & Rescue and Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd to request an update on the situation surrounding the Search and Rescue pilot helicopter training undertaken in Stornoway.

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  16. Car stolen in StornowayRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | 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 car was later found abandoned at Barvas machair.

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  17. HIE announces further funding for Lews Castle restoration projectRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Stornoway Today

    A project to restore and transform Lews Castle in the Outer Hebrides took another major step forward today as Highlands and Islands Enterprise announced 1.7 million funding to complete the project. Led by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar , the A 18 million project involves the transformation of the category-A listed building which will deliver significant cultural heritage and economic benefits for the Outer Hebrides.

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  18. Councils to meet new government on islands campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Shetland Today

    Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles councils are seeking meetings with the new UK government to discuss the future of the Our Islands Our Future campaign. The council leaders hope to meet Scottish secretary David Mundell, who replaces Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael, and other key players to seek reassurances on the commitments of the previous government on the campaign for more powers for Island areas.

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  19. Transformation of island castle built by drugs money, on courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Sunday Herald

    A project to restore a famous Victorian castle on the island of Lewis has took another major step forward with Highlands and Islands Enterprise announcing 1.7 million funding to complete the work. A project to restore a famous Victorian castle on the island of Lewis has took another major step forward with Highlands and Islands Enterprise announcing 1.7 million funding to complete the work.

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  20. Hunt for "Jaws" in waters off Outer HebridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Sunday Herald

    One of Britain's leading shark experts believes that shoals of Bluefin Tuna now regularly turning up off the islands makes it more likely that the fearsome predator will be following the prey. In 2011 a group of Jaws hunters ended their first Great White search off the Western Isles after finding something more fearsome - the Hebridean weather.

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