Monday, 4th January 2021
As this is written the whole of the UK is about to enter Temporary Lockdown to try and control the spread of the new variant to CV-19, from midnight tonight.
For further imformation on the implications of this please see our LINKS page.
Thursday, 14th January 2021
We have been asked by a number of voluntary groups in the area as to the position regarding Litter Picking as part of daily exercise and below is the response from the Keep Britain Tidy organisation:
"Following the government announcement of a national lockdown, we are all being asked to stay at home. Stricter and legally enforceable rules on outdoor activity are now in place. There are prescribed reasons for being outdoors, which do include provision of voluntary and charitable services and for the purposes of exercise (but only once a day).
However, it’s not clear from the government’s guidance whether volunteer litter picking, would be covered by either of these criteria. Therefore, taking a precautionary approach, we are asking all our volunteers to pause any organised litter picking events until further notice. Should you choose to pick up litter on your daily exercise, please ensure you do so safely and, in line with the latest government guidance, you should only undertake outdoor activity as an individual, with one other person or with members of your own household/support bubble, while maintaining social distancing at all times.
Thank you for your continued support and cooperation."
Monday, 8th February 2021
Kyleakin residents may be experiencing low water pressure at present, due to a burst water main nearby. From the Scottish Water website:
Posted: Monday 8th February 2021 - 10:00hrs
Next Update: Monday 8th February 2021 - 14:00hrs
We are currently repairing a burst water pipe which is causing the interruption to the water supply for customers in Kyleakin Isle of Skye IV41.
The full repair will take an estimated 4 hours from now to complete.
The water supply will gradually return to normal for customers once the repair has been completed.
While we carry out the repair please be aware that you may experience no water supply, low / intermittent pressure or discoloured water.
At present we expect to complete the repair in a timeframe which means we do not plan to provide bottled at distribution locations.
If you have any problems please contact Scottish Water.