£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
A study has found that if you are aged 65 and over the top two places to live are in Scotland……..
“Being a small island nation has been an advantage” to be able to “think innovatively and be more flexible”. The Faroes used what they had and responded quickly taking their own independent decisions for their islands.
An exhibition featuring the work of artists in the Between The Islands project has opened with limited viewing at the Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
A look at Stornoway, Lewis
So, we caught the ferry from Stornoway, to Ullapool, on a beautiful, sunny day.
Saturday – heading home, leave Bernera and on to the new museum at Lews Castle.
“We did see an unusual bus shelter!”
This was our last day on Bernera
“We attempted a walk on South Uist, across machair, to a lake on a point at Rubha Aird a Mhuile”