Garry Fete 2008

All the Fun of the Fête

August Bank Holiday was an important date in the Tolsta calendar during the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. That was the day of the Garry Fête and, weather permitting, villagers and holidaymakers were guaranteed a good day out and a chance to meet up with old friends.

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Ness - Tolsta road

Ness - Tolsta road

The STEP Project Gauging Of Public Opinion ( July/August, 2001) On The Ness/Tolsta Road Link Proposal

More than eighty years ago Lord Leverhulme set out to develop and bring prosperity to Lewis and Harris. He did not spare himself in that into all his activities to that end he poured his boundless energy, commercial and financial expertise, drive and enthusiasm. Not only that but, generously, he drew on his personal fortune to bring about his grand design for the Island.

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Gruth is Uachdar

Gruth is Uachdar - The Tolsta Connection

Gruth is Uachdar, the BBC television series based on Finlay J. Macdonald’s ‘Crowdie and Cream’, was a huge success. The series which was shown during February/March 2002 was based on the life of Finlay J. growing up on the machairs of south Harris.

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