Eilean Siar


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Eilean Siar

(ˈeɪlən ˈsɪə)
n
(Placename) the Scottish Gaelic name for Western Isles
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An online resource for Gaelic teachers across Scotland, e-Storas, won the Innovation in Education award for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, the Western Isles Council.
The national wellbeing figures also showed Eilean Siar in the Outer Hebrides is the best place to live for life satisfaction.
The top four locations for greenfinches were all islands, the Isle of Anglesey, Orkney Islands, Isle of Scilly and Eilean Siar suggesting the disease has not reached those areas.
com/ WINNER - Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar HIGHLY COMMENDED - North Ayrshire Council, Corporate Procurement Team
It won overwhelmingly in areas where it was expected to do well, including Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire and Borders, but also in areas that could have gone to the yes campaign, including Falkirk, Inverclyde, Eilean Siar and Clackmannanshire.
Western Isles Council, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, issued Ms Noble with an animal care notice last year, saying alterations were required to door widths and roof space in order to keep the pony indoors.
THE HAPPIEST PLACES IN UK 1) Fermanagh 2) Moyle 3) Lisburn 4) Hart 5) Limavady 6) Orkney Islands, right 7) Banbridge 8) Carrickfergus 9) Eilean Siar 10) Down UNHAPPIEST PLACES IN UK 1) Harlow 2) Brentwood 3) Liverpool, right 4) Hyndburn 5) Islington 6) Corby 7) Ashfield 8) Derry 9) Wolverhampton 10) South Tyneside
Elmbridge in Surrey is the UK's convertible capital with one for around every 25 residents while Eilean Siar in the Outer Hebrides has the fewest, with one for every 468 people.
33&fcTime=1363113000) Met Office issuing yellow warnings for Tayside and Fife, Grampian, Highlands and Eilean Siar, Orkney and Shetland, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders, East Midlands, Northeast England, East and Southwest of England, Wales, and Yorkshire and Humber.
In the life satisfaction league table, Eilean Siar, Orkney & Shetland ranked top with 8.
Planning permission to erect community turbines has already been granted by the local authority, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, but the companies had feared they would not be allowed to connect to the National Grid until a new sub sea cable linked the Western Isles to the mainland in 2014.
From Monday, Loganair will operate two weekly return flights every weekday between Stornoway and Benbecula in conjunction with the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.