Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have launched a consultation on core paths in the Western Isles. This is a spin-off from the Land Reform Act of 2003, which requires local authorities to establish a network of paths to give the public reasonable access to their area. A paper copy can be viewed in public libraries in Stornoway, Tarbert, Balivanich and Castlebay. The text is also contained in a number of PDF-files on the Comhairle's website. The consultation closes on Friday 7 August 2009. Feedback can be given in written and email form by that date.