The repair works on the drainage outlet at Smerclate was completed this month. The surge chamber has been re-pointed, the bottom surface cleared of all obstructions and debris screens attached at either end to reduce the potential for any debris to enter into the drainage channel. The chamber has also been made safer with a steel mesh floor inserted to prevent unauthorised access. A new concrete culvert exten
Why Research is conducting research on behalf of Transport Scotland, the transport agency of the Scottish Government, to inform the evaluation of the Mallaig to Lochboisdale winter pilot ferry service, introduced in October 2013. The results of this survey will be used to provide lessons learned for Transport Scotland to use to consider the future of the service.
The link to the survey is: https://www.snaps
Tuesday 3rd November 2015, Talla an Iochdar. Drop in anytime between 5.00pm – 8.30pm.
This event is an opportunity to call in to view the plans for the Phase 2 extension to Lochcarnan Community Windfarm. Staff will also be available to discuss any queries.
The SnBM Community Fund which opened earlier this year has so far approved £54,600 to local charities, community organisations and businesses. Each quarter a full list of approvals will be publicised on our website at www.storasuibhist.com/community-fund. The first rounds of approvals for applications for over £300 were held in June and August. Applications for up to £300 are assessed on an ongoing basis.
Stòras Uibhist welcomes the announcement of a proposed daily direct return service between Lochboisdale and Mallaig
Stòras Uibhist welcomes the announcement from Transport Scotland that a daily direct return service between Lochboisdale-Mallaig, using a dedicated vessel, is being proposed for the summer of 2016.
CalMac will be consulting on the proposal and Stòras Uibhist expects that this consultation will be
Lochboisdale Development Ltd wish to invite you to an open meeting to allow for the masterplan to be viewed in advance of the Lochboisdale Gateway (refurbishment of the old harbour) project commencing.
This meeting will also be an opportunity for discussing future developments throughout Lochboisdale.
The meeting will be held in Talla Chidhe, Lochboisdale at 7pm on Monday 5th October 2015.
The Sealladh na Beinne Mòire Community Fund which has been established from the income generated by Lochcarnan Community Windfarm, opened for enquiries and applications in April 2015.
To date, over £54,000 has been approved for local community organisations, charities and businesses.
To find out more about eligibility and the types of projects the Community Fund can support you are invited to attend one of the f
Seventeen new house plots are now available on Rubha Bhuailte, Lochboisdale.
Each plot is situated in a prime location with the most spectacular views of South Lochboisdale, sized approx ¼ of an acre, (1011.7m 2.)
All plots will have access to services and utilities.
As part of the recently completed harbour development, the plots are just a short walk to Lochboisdale village and the new Marina providing an incred
An estimated 600 people joined the Deputy First Minister Mr. John Swinney on a sunny Uist afternoon, to mark the completion of phase one of the £10 million project and the new facilities available to the area.
The event, sponsored by Lochboisdale Development Limited, Marine Harvest, MacInnes Brothers Ltd and Gillespie Macandrew also raised funds for RNLI, the Seaman’s Mission and Sgoil Lionacleit World Challeng
Please find below information relating to this years goose programme.
Goose scaring equipment is now available to purchase at Oifis Stòras.
Goose Scaring Equipment
Kites – £45
Crop Guards – £43
Rope Bangers (Half Box) – £10
All items are being sold to crofters half retail price.
Limited to 2 items per crofter while stock
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