Don’t miss the latest issue of our popular nostalgia title Back in the Day out next week.
April highlights include:
Tong Primary School Choir are pictured in 1958. Get a closer look at the members on page 2.
Can you tell us who the pupils from Sir E. Scott School are, pictured visiting the Gazette in 1978. Turn to ‘School Days’ on page 4.
Stornoway Sea Cadets get inspected in 1965, but who are they? See this image and many more in our first ‘Contributions & Letters’ feature on pages 6 and 7.
Lochmaddy Hotel in North Uist was built for anglers in 1863. Read David S.D. Jones’ interesting piece on why the island is an anglers paradise on page 8 and 9.
Read an old-timer’s view of ‘Stornoway in Retrospect’ on pages 14 and 15.
Stornoway Athletic’s cup-winning team of 1982 forms part of our double-page ‘Bygone Football’ spread on pages 16 and 17.
The fantastic ‘Whaling and the Hebrides’ feature can be found on pages 18 and 19.
Take a look at the boys visiting the old Gazette print works in 1949 and see if you can tell us who they are. Our second ‘School Days’ piece is on page 25.
April marks the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of World War One, in which the local Ross Mountain Battery took part. Find out what events are taking place to commemorate the occasion on page 31.