The Voice of the Scottish National Party in the Western Isles
This site has lots of information for SNP members and supporters, but is also here for anyone who simply wants to know what their hard-working Westminster MP and Holyrood MSP, Angus MacNeil and Alasdair Allan, have been doing on their behalf.
Join the Party!
Tens of thousands of new members have been joining the SNP since the result of the referendum was announced. So many have joined that we are now the third biggest political party in the whole of the UK.
If you would like to join too, here is a link to the relevant page on the main SNP site: www.snp.org/join.
Alternatively, you can print and fill out this membership form and hand it in to the SNP Constituency Office in Bayhead, Stornoway.
Vodafone programme aiming to take reliable 3G coverage to rural communities for the first time
Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil has today contacted the 28 Community Councils in the Western Isles inviting them to sign up to Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal Programme, which will bring reliable 3G coverage to their area. The programme has so far connected 12 rural areas in the United Kingdom, and they hope that another 100 communities will sign up as soon as possible so that they too can receive improved Vodafone coverage in their area.
Next meeting of the Lewis & Harris branch announced
Following our encouraging result in the referendum, it's time to regroup and get organised for the ongoing campaign to win our independence.
The next meeting of the lewis & Harris branch of the SNP will take place at 19:30 on Monday 6th of October, upstairs in the Bridge Centre in Stornoway.
I know that we have quite a number of new members and would like to extend a particularly warm welcome to all of you.
I look forward to seeing you on Monday. Apologies can also be emailed to me by replying to this email.
Catriona (Branch Secretary)