Slideshow - Pictures of the Week

Don’t miss this week’s issue of the Stornoway Gazette some of the stories featured this week are:

Comhairle defend shared headship plans for Shawbost School page 3.

British Empire Medal is awarded to Lewis woman Mary Ann Macleod page 4.

More than 80 per cent vote for Bernera buyout - exciting plans ahead for the island find out more on page 7.

Hoping to crack the epic 60-mile St Kilda swim this summer - hardy swimmers are up for the challenge once more - find out how their training is going on page 9.

High resolution scanner has captured the details of Islands’ historic sites learn more about this project on page 12.

Ex Geneva front man Andrew Montgomery is set to play the Woodlands in Stornoway as part of his UK tour see our feature on page 18.

The first of the Highland Dance competitions of the year recently took place see the line up of trophy winners on page 22.

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Harris Voluntary Service with a special feature on page 28.

Ready, steady, go fish! We herald the start of the fishing season in our regular angling column on page 35.

John Neil Mitchell grabs a podium spot after competing in first mountain bike race find out more on page 36.

Team Quest comes to Lochside Arena the scheme offers riders the chance to give Dressage a go, learn more on page 39.