Western Isles



Ofgem approves £700m electric link to Shetland

Energy regulator Ofgem has today approved a subsea electricity cable linking Shetland to the mainlan ...

Published 19 March 2019

Plans submitted for multi-million pound Gaelic cultural centre on Uist

A planning application for the building of a multi-million pound Gaelic music, dance and cultural ...

Published 9 April 2018

Reconfiguration work commences at Isle of Lewis museum

Renovation and reconfiguration works at the Comunn Eachdraidh Nis museum on the Isle of Lewis are ...

Published 2 March 2018

Barton Willmore to assist in major harbour regeneration projects in Stornoway

Independent planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore has been appointed to support the develo ...

Published 21 February 2018

Local authorities launch roads maintenance initiative

A new roads maintenance initiative has been launched between eight councils in Scotland. The Northe ...

Published 10 October 2017

Robertson celebrates opening of £8.8m North Uist school

An opening ceremony has been held for a new £8.8 million school built in North Uist by infrastructu ...

Published 23 February 2017

Challenger loses legal objection to Lews Castle apartments plan

A Scottish local authority has fought off a legal challenge over its decision to award a contract ...

Published 18 December 2015

Graham Construction awarded contract for third phase of Lews Castle transformation

Graham Construction is set to begin work on the hospitality elements of the project to transform L ...

Published 30 October 2015

Work starts on Isle of Harris distillery after fundraising success

Construction work has started on the soon-to-be first commercial distillery on the Isle of Harris af ...

Published 22 May 2015

Work to commence on Western Isles care development

Work will shortly commence on a £5.9 million care development which will meet the care and suppor ...

Published 26 March 2015

Willmott Dixon and Robertson named on £8.4m Western Isles school

Building work on a new £8.4 million school is to begin in April after Western Isles Council announc ...

Published 25 March 2015