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Inside your Stornoway Gazette this week we feature a fundraising appeal which has been launched to try and help bring a mum of three, left a prisoner inside her own body due to Locked In Syndrome, home to her family, see our special spread on pages 10 and 11.

Throwing their hat into the battle to win the Western Isles seat at Holyrood are the Scottish Christian Party ‘Proclaiming Christ’s Lordship’.

Last time out in 2011 the party fielded a Regional ‘List’ candidate and polled 842 votes, but this time around their candidate, businessman John Cormack, is looking to persuade local voters to elect him as MSP for the Western Isles specifically, see our interview with him on page 3.

Top Irish rock band The Saw Doctors will be heading back to the Western Isles in October to play the An Lanntair arts centre, Stornoway, find out more details in our article on page 7.

Stornoway’s swimming sensation Kara Hanlon has set a new personal best, and on the biggest stage of all, in the trials for the 2016 Olympic Games, catch up on the latest in our piece on page 40.

Our sport round up this week also includes Football with ABC Cup action on pages 38 and 39.

A complete picture of the week’s Darts action on page 34.

Golf and Shinty updates on page 35 and all the news from the latest rugby action on pages 40 and 36.

With nostalgia on pages 20 and 21, Puzzles on page 23 and Butt to Barra District news on page 22, once again your Gazette is jammed packed with everything that is happening in the Western Isles.