Welcome to the 'Rudhach' community newspaper of the Point district
of the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

Rudhach Awarded Community Newspaper of the Year 2012. The Rudhach was named 'Community Newspaper of the Year' at the Highlands & Islands Media Awards in 2012.

The award, which followed the Rudhach recently celebrating its 10th anniversary, was presented by Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment, on 3rd February 2012. Judges made mention of the Rudhach's significant network of village correspondents, its worldwide readership and the mixture of current news and events combined with a look at times gone by. The Chair of the judging committee said the whole committee had been impressed by the Rudhach's standards and content.

Community news

The 'Rudhach' offers news, events, articles and stories, from our wide range of local correspondents and contributors - either from Point or associated to Point. So why not keep up to date with happenings at home - or submit your own news about Rudhachs from around the globe!

Revamped Website

The 'Rudhach' website has also been updated, and we hope to regularly add to and increase the information available here. Please take a look around and let us know what you think via the email link in 'Contact Us' (an_rudhach@tiscali.co.uk) or by leaving a comment.