Slideshow - the week in pictures

Don’t miss this week’s issue of the Stornoway Gazette, some of the highlights include:

Rise in online bullying means new policy for Islands’ schools see page 3

Western Isles Hospital is facing tough decisions on bed space as bed-blocking situation continues to worsen see page 6.

Find out about the different arguments at the lively Carloway Independence debate see page 7.

Soaking wet salt is wasting council money find out more on page 11.

Economic boon as result of community land ownership see page 17.

It’s a spectacular at An Lanntair see our lead story on page 19.

Find out more about the Duileag ‘leaf’ project on page 25.

Martin is crowned Scotland’s best at powerlifting comp see page 37.