Sunday, August 18, 2019
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The public are asked to nominate noteworthy individuals to be celebrated with a plaque.

Nominations have now opened for the 2019 National Commemorative Plaque scheme.  

Historic Environment Scotland (HES), who administer the scheme, are asking the public to nominate individuals from Scottish public life.

Uig Primary School is facing closure, depending on the result of a public consultation.

Members of the Highland Council's Care, Learning and Housing Committee have agreed to undertake the consultation on a proposal to formally close the school, which has been mothballed since the summer of 2010.

Under the proposal, children in the Uig area would attend Kilmuir Primary School, which is around 5 miles away. 

A fishing vessel was reported to have run aground at Elgol yesterday (Sunday 26 May.)

Portree and Kyle Coastguard Rescue Teams attended the scene and found nobody was at risk.

There had also been reports of pollution from a hole in the vessel.  The Coastguard say this has been passed to Highland Council for further action.

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