Loganair is launching summer routes from Manchester Airport to north isles of Orkney and Shetland, and the Western Isles of the Outer Hebrides
Tim, Susan and Logan are now lifelong members of the Outer Hebrides
Tennis Club and free to use the remote facilities whenever they like.
Situated on Europe's Atlantic edge, the Outer Hebrides
are a diverse chain of inter-connected islands with their own unique way of life and an abundant assortment of attractions and entertainment.
Raisco is currently working on five jobs, totalling more than PS700,000, at Bude in the South West, Taunton in Somerset, Sterling in Scotland and North Uist in the Outer Hebrides
, as well as another contract nearer to home in Newcastle.
Among its current contracts is a 135-tonne school building project in the Outer Hebrides
for Robertson Construction - work that proved challenging given the impact of ferry strikes limiting crossings from mainland Scotland.
It portrays the bleak terrain and ecology and horrible weather of the Outer Hebrides
, and the description of the people and how they live is superb.
About half of Scotland's machair is found in the Outer Hebrides
Mike Cantlay, Chairman of VisitScotland, said: 'The Inner and Outer Hebrides
have given a wonderful backdrop for our Year of Natural Scotland 2013 campaign, which has been boosted enormously by the Hebrides: Island on the Edge programme.
AMHUINNSUIDHE is renowned as one of the finest sporting estates in Scotland, set amidst the dramatic wilderness of the Outer Hebrides
, where the hills meet the sea.
South Uist is an island in the Outer Hebrides
Salmontini, the leading salmon smoker in the UAE and Lebanon, has announced plans to open boutique shops in London dedicated to selling high-end smoked salmon which is caught in the Outer Hebrides
of Scotland then exported to Dubai for smoking.
This week, Ray Mears heads to North Uist in the Outer Hebrides
to explore Loch Maddy - the island's largest 'Sea Loch'.