Local Branch News
All the latest news from the Lewis & Harris branch and the Uist & Barra branch.
Comhairle SNP Group Welcome Tourism Fund
The SNP Group on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have warmly welcomed the £6 million Rural Tourism Fund recently announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the SNP’s 83rd annual conference in Glasgow.
The fund is expected to launch in early 2018 and will be delivered over two years (2018/19 and 2019/20) to help ensure the services and facilities tourists and communities need are provided.
Torch Passes on as Murray Appointed New SNP Group Leader
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar SNP Group have appointed a new Group Leader after Councillor Donald Manford recently decided to step down from the role.
Stornoway North Councillor, Gordon Murray will take over from Councillor Manford. Councillor Manford, will continue as the local member for Barra, Vatersay, Eriskay & South Uist.