Slideshow - the week in pictures

Out of hours service pilot for patients to be rolled out at North Harris Medical Practice, see our page 3 story for all the details.

Take a peek at how the five-star refurbished Lews Castle will look with the design concepts on show on page 7.

The fourth annual Barra mod was hailed a great triumph see our first gallery of winners on pages 8 and 9.

It is the final round up of the Primary Ones from Western Isles schools this week and it is the turn of Uist and Barra’s youngest pupils on page 10 and 11.

Catch up with the Gaelic news is our regular Sùil Mun Cuairt page on 13.

View the latest images in our Beautiful Islands feature on pages 20 and 21.

The Iron will of Stornoway’s very own Ironwoman Christina Mackenzie is amazing, find out about her fight back to fitness following an out-of-the-blue accident on page 28.

It was a year to remember for the all conquering West Side football team see their fantastic four line up on page 29.

The highs and lows of the golf course are easy to see in our regular golf column this week on page 29.

And find out how our sports journalist Eric Mackinnon called the season, as he rounds up his football picks from ‘Player of the Year’ to ‘Find of the Year’ in our review on pages 30 and 31.