This week we are feeling a little bit Chrismassy thanks to the festive event at Maybury Gardens, see our special spread of pictures on pages 10 & 11.
There was a great showcase for Hebridean products in New York this week, find out more about this event on page 5.
The Nicolson girls stepped up and won the argument at the national Gaelic debate, find out about their success on page 7.
For our under 12 readers there is a challenge this week as we present our Christmas and New Year banner competition - the winning designs will appear on the front page of the Gazette on December 24th and 31st, find out about all the details on page 8.
In Barra this week they were highlighting the issue of food waste, with an event to demonstrate how items due to go out of date can be used up successfully, find out more on page 12.
As always there is a great line up of sport, featuring everything from school football on page 38, the Stornoway Bridge Club notes on page 39 and all the details from this year’s Lewis and Harris Football Association’s AGM on page 40, as well as a feature interview with Rangers’ favourite Ian Ferguson on page 37.