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CnES programme sees apprentices move into Isles workforce
With the recruitment process now complete, September marks a new start for the careers of the 34 apprentices who will be taking up their posts throughout the Western Isles this month.
Applications pour in for new apprenticeship scheme
The launch of new apprenticeships in the Outer Hebrides is being hailed as a success, after 250 applications were submitted for the 40 work placements, which were announced by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in May.
Council sets up new learning route to go to sea
One only needs to look at the fishing, aquaculture, or ferry sectors in the Outer Hebrides to see that the maritime industry plays an important role in the local economy.
Island schools reach education awards finals
The school year ended on a high note this summer for the two island schools who reached the final of the 2017 Scottish Education Awards in Glasgow.