Slideshow - Inside your Gazette this week

Don’t miss all the news, views and events inside your Stornoway Gazette this week, highlights include:

Gazette FOI request reveals that the explosive recently found on Gress beach is from France see page 3 for the full story.

Kathryn Offer.

Kathryn Offer.

The MV Isle of Lewis was out of action again this week due to an electronic fault prompting calls for a better contingency plan when things go wrong see page 5.

Stornoway hotels The Crown and The Caley are to be re-branded see page 7 for more details.

Residents in Harris show their support for a supermarket in the area find out the results on page 9.

Fresh island produce with healthier A2 milk could soon be on the cards thanks to a young Shawbost crofter see our feature on page 10.

Lewis Antartic medalist is honoured with a blue plaque, find out about the fascinating life story of Thomas. F. Macleod on page 11.

Medical disaster is brought centre stage courtesy of a new play by Dogstar Theatre, find out more about the production in our lead story on page 14.

Multiple Sclerosis - getting to know the facts see our regular monthly health column on page 30.

Will the Islands be part of a new car licence pilot? See what is being proposed in our feature on page 31.

Calling on anglers to look out for tags see more on this story on page 31.

The Bridge Club have their end of season prize-giving event.

Are you up for some more Games Gossip? Find out what’s going on from Commonwealth Games hopful Kerry Mcphee in her regularly fortnightly column on page 44.

Locals are announced as the Queen’s Baton Bearers find out who picked up the honour in our back page story.