Western Isles


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Western Isles

or

Western Islands,

Scotland: see Hebrides, theHebrides, the
, Western Isles,
or Western Islands,
group of more than 50 islands, W and NW Scotland. Less than a fifth of the islands are inhabited. The Outer Hebrides
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Western Isles

1. an island authority in W Scotland, consisting of the Outer Hebrides; created in 1975. Administrative centre: Stornoway. Pop.: 26 100 (2003 est.). Area: 2900 sq. km (1120 sq. miles)
2. another name for the Hebrides
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A combination of the Wednesday and Saturday flights will provide options for three, four, seven, 10, 11 and 14-night stays at both destinations, increasing flexibility whether for those using the new non-stop links to access the wide variety of onward flights for both leisure or business trips from Manchester Airport, and for those from England's North West using the new non-stop services to reach the beautiful Western Isles for long or short holiday breaks.
NHS Western Isles said they had strategies in place to combat the problem.
Economist at Bank of Scotland, Nitesh Patel, commented "The north of Scotland has always done well when we've looked at Quality of Life indexes so it's no surprise that Orkney, the Shetland Islands and Western Isles are the top three in the 2015 Bank of Scotland Children's Quality of Life Index across both Scotland and Great Britain.
The Western Isles itineraries offer options such as the Whisky Sail, where "tasting and discovery" visits to a number of leading local distilleries, at various locations, are part of the holiday, as well as sails to St Kilda, Mull and Skye, to explore these beautiful islands more fully.
Health boards have invested in a range of different technologies to ensure community staff have instant access to the information they need, and the results from the Western Isles show that this approach is helping to make real improvements in patient care and, vitally, allowing nurses to spend more time with their patients.
Release date- 16082012 - In the Western Isles of Scotland there are more than two thousand people living with at least one long term medical condition.
We spent a good few hours driving around marvelling at the sights, but welcomed the roaring fires at the Western Isles on our return.
He added: "It raises questions about the provision in the Western Isles for children in a similar situation in future.
Profits will be spent on environmental, social and cultural schemes across the Western Isles that are expected to create 100 sustainable jobs.
In spite of this and the efforts of the helicopter crew, tragically both the father and son have been pronounced deceased at Western Isles Hospital.
POLICE are probing the deliberate poisoning of a golden eagle in the Western Isles.
Owned and operated by the Western Isles Council, the plant started up in April 2004 and has a nominal throughput of about 2 metric tons per hour.

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