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A new housing development launched by Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) was officially opened on Thursday 11 August. Johnstone Court in Balivanich was named after Donald John Johnstone, a popular and well-respected taxi driver. The development was opened by his sister, Agnes Johnstone.

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has agreed to confirm a major investment of £1.95 million into a new sports and recreation facility at Stornoway Primary School. The funding will secure the provision of a large sports hall, proposed to be four badminton courts in size, with associated storage and cha

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The Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has completed its development in Barvas, and handed over the keys for eight new homes at the Gleann Mor site.

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Modular West Ltd, a modular housing construction business on the Isle of Barra, has been awarded £105,000 funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to help build a new factory. Modular West Ltd builds bespoke housing and commercial modules and was established last year by local Barra

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George Leslie Ltd started works at Lochmaddy Harbour in April where the ferry terminal will be upgraded with new infrastructure. The work forms a key part of the Skye Triangle upgrade where Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been working closely with Transport Scotland, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CM

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar's Affordable Housing Programme has successfully handed over 78 new homes. The porgramme finished 2021 with the official opening for Lady Matheson Court in Stornoway (six homes), in December, and started the new year with the handover of James Place in Tarbert (eight homes),

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has awarded a £15.3m contract to civil engineering contractor George Leslie Ltd to carry out upgrade works at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist. Lochmaddy Pier is owned by the Comhairle and, working closely with Transport Scotland, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), Ca

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The official opening for the recently refurbished Female Industrial School in Stornoway was held last week by Iain Macmillan, chair of Hebridean Housing Partnership. The Category B listed historic building was renamed Lady Matheson Court and has been converted to six residential flats which were com

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An application has been submitted for a new whisky distillery on Barra. Isle of Barra Distillers Ltd plans the £6 million distillery and visitor centre at Eoligarry in north Barra.

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