Local News for Monday 5th December 2016
New Harris housing official opening
New social housing on the west side of Harris is to be opened today by Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government and Housing, Mr Stewart is visiting the new HHP development at Horgabost this afternoon. The development’s part of a range of new facilities including a new community centre and café on the site, and is being built as a community project by the West Harris Trust and Hebridean Housing.
A 25-year-old man is to appear in court from custody today, after police were called to an address in the Cearns at 3am on Sunday. The man’s been charged with assault.
An 18-year-old man is to be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for careless driving, after being stopped by Police on Sandwick Road at 2.30am on Sunday.
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Local News for Tuesday 6th December 2016
SSPCA call after cockerels abandoned
Local officers for the SSPCA are appealing for information after two groups of four cockerels were found abandoned on the Pentland Road. They’ve been unable to rescue the fowl, although they have been seen in the same area several times. An SSPCA spokesman said: “Dumping domestic animals of any kind is classed as abandonment and is illegal. If anyone has any information about this can they please contact us on 07733 007255.”
Read more: Local News for Tuesday 6th December 2016