Outer Hebrides

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Outer Hebrides

Outer Hebrides

pl n
(Placename) See Hebrides

Heb•ri•des

(ˈhɛb rɪˌdiz)

n.pl.
a group of islands (Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides) off the W coast of and belonging to Scotland. 29,615; ab. 2900 sq. mi. (7500 sq. km).Also called Western Isles.
Heb`ri•de′an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Outer Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of ScotlandOuter Hebrides - a 130-mile long archipelago to the northwest of Scotland
Hebridean Islands, Hebridean Isles, Hebrides, Western Islands, Western Isles - a group of more than 500 islands off the western coast of Scotland
Translations
Äußere Hebriden
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Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (CNES) is leading on a local initiative to create a footpath/cycle path which will connect the villages of Brue and Barvas.
A request to Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) for a plot of land opposite Castlebay Community School to be released for the project has been rejected.
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.
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.
Perhaps this is something that the local council, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, may wish to take up in the interests of the local economy?