Slideshow - week in pictures

Don’t miss this week’s Stornoway Gazette for all your news, views and events.

In this week’s Gazette find out how the Islands can grow its tourism potential in our front page lead story.

Funding boost helps create new facilities in Island communities, find out more in our page 3 article.

The restoration of the war memorial in North Uist has received a welcome injection of funds, see our page 5 story.

Macaulay College is looking for friends - can you help? See our page 6 feature.

Are Lewis bilinguals staving off old age, find out more in our article on page 7.

Stornoway RNLI receives welcome addition to its funds see our story on page 13.

Lewis and India collaboration in new project, find out more in our feature on page 18.

Spring has finally sprung in the Islands, find out which animals are making their first appearance in our regular monthly nature column on page 22.

Fundraising balloon race takes off see page 24.

Keep on track for the Womens Cancer Challenge 5K with part 2 of the training schedule on page 35.

Ten Pin success at Spornis see more on page 39.