Police Scotland have been informed by British Telecoms that the 999 emergency telephone service is currently out of operation in the Staffin area of the Isle of Skye.

Engineers are working to restore the service as soon as possible.

The fault affects all lines commencing 0147056...

There is a BT communications vehicle which will be permanently staffed situated outside the Staffin Telephone Exchange. This can be used by members of the public who require to make any emergency calls.