The Scalpay factory which was destroyed by fire earlier this year looks set to be rebuilt.

Planners at Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have approved the application to reconstruct the Net Drying facility at Bayhead on Scalpay which burnt down on April 29th. Works will include the construction of net drying facilities together with officesand associated ancillary accommodation. The value of the work is put at £450,000.