Slideshow - Back in the Day September

The next issue of our popular nostalgia magazine Back in the Day is due to hit the newstands next week.

Here are just a few of the images which will illustrate a great line up of stories this month.

Pic 1 - Can you help us name the Nicolson pupils who appear in this class photo from 1955/56? Get a closer look at the image and more school photos on page 4.

Pic 2 - Members of the Ross Battery (Lovat Scouts) Territorials receiving gunnery instruction in 1964. Find out who they are on page 7.

Pic 3 - This advert dates from 1928. Read more Gazette extracts from the 1920s and 30s on page 8.

Pic 4 - Read David S.D. Jones’ feature on the Red Grouse on pages 10 and 11.

Pic 5 - Find out what happened to these Ness fishermen in the 1940s on page 12.

Pic 6 - Were you at the Carnival in 1963? Have a look at the close-ups from this photo on page 17.

Pic 7 - See this photo and find out what was happening on the islands in the 1950s on page 18.

Pic 8 - George ‘Princie’ Prince at a fish auction in Stornoway in the early 60s. See more photos from ‘Around Stornoway Harbour’ on page 19.

Pic 9 - Were you one of the boys walking beside the pipe band at a Gala day in the 1960s? See more colour photos from that day on page 22.

Pic 10 - Prayer Meeting in the Church of Scotland, Leurbost. [photo by James C. Richardson]. Read our ‘Living History’ feature with extracts from the fascinating book ‘Island Spirituality’ on pages 26 and 27.