SLIDESHOW - The Gazette in pictures

In this week’s Gazette read about how the recent stormy weather has hit the supply of daily national newspapers to the islands, plus find out about the latest tourism survey that shows the Outer Hebrides is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination.

Also featured this week is news of an ongoing project which has almost completely eradicated mink in the islands plus see a photograph of the fishing vessel which is currently being broken-up on Goat Islands.

Althletes from The Nicolson Institute.

Althletes from The Nicolson Institute.

There is also the mystery sign left for one very grateful resident plus news about the upcoming gig from Saw Doctors band members.

This week also features a nature column from Stuart Taylor on sea animals which washed-up on our shores and a weather column from Dr. Eddie Graham.

In the sport this week see a full page spread from the Western Isles Darts Festival, the latest Cross Country action plus find out about the national success for The Nicolson Institute athletes.