PRIMULA CHEESE RECALLED
Primula Ltd is recalling all Primula Cheese tubes, as the product might be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum. This is due to a production fault. Primula Ltd have taken the precautionary step of recalling all products.
Read more: Isles FM News in association with Hebrides News - Thursday 18th June 2020
STORNOWAY MINISTER OPENS SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT SESSION
The session of the Scottish Parliament was opened with Time for Reflection by Rev James MacIver of Stornoway Free Church yesterday. Mr MacIver was invited to deliver Time for Reflection by Na h-Eileanan an Iar MSP Alasdair Allan.
Time for Reflection opens business in the Chamber of the Scottish Parliament, and is presented by invited speakers from different faith communities every week. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the address was delivered via video link.
Read more: Isles FM News in association with Hebrides News - Wednesday 17th June 2020
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL WELLBEING IN THE WESTERN ISLES
NHS Western Isles has announced its commitment to give, effective psychological and social wellbeing help, to people living in the Western Isles. Services will offer support for anxiety, depression, long term health worries, loneliness or sleep difficulties.
NHS Western Isles, supported by the mPower team will be connecting and supporting people to use digital access to online services, which are helping many people across Scotland already.
Most of the services are based on the principle that difficulties, can be helped by considering how thoughts, feelings and behaviours are interlinked and can be gradually changed
Further information on Western Isles mPower team can be found online from Western Isles Mpower Health
Read more: Isles FM News in association with Hebrides News - Tuesday 16th June 2020
FERRY ELIGIBILITY FOR TRAVEL
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, has confirmed that Island Authorities, are involved in discussions, regarding any proposed amendments to travel restrictions, on ferries to and from the Islands.
The Comhairle is seeking clarification on eligibility for travel, as restrictions are gradually eased, with a preference for island residents and essential travellers, being the priority in the initial stages.
A Comhairle spokesperson said: “First and foremost in our considerations will be the safety of our communities. At some point, the Islands will have to open up to recreational and other visitors for the sake of our economy, but that will have to be done gradually and carefully. We will continue to have discussions with Scottish Government and all interested parties”.
Read more: Isles FM News in association with Hebrides News - Monday 15th June 2020