Slideshow - week in pictures

Don’t miss this week’s issue of the Stornoway Gazette for all your local news, views and events, some of the highlights include:

The ancient Eaglais Na h-Aoidhe - St Columba’s Church in Point is saved from the sea and rededicated find out more about this work in our front page story.

An Island Poverty Guide is launched - the first time such a guide has been published locally, find out more in our lead story on page 3.

A stowaway was found on board the cruise liner ‘Fram’ when she berthed in Stornoway harbour on April 26th, find out more on page 5.

One step closer to the Scottish Islands grid connection - the gateway to renewable energy production see page 9 for more information.

Lewis men to walk the length of the Outer Hebrides for charity, see more about this challenge in our feature on page 15.

Don’t miss our regular Healthy Living and Healthy Activities columns on pages 14 and 17.

From London to Lewis for Bear’s Den Scots tour, get on the road with this band, set to play the Woodlands Centre, tonight Saturday, May 3rd, see page 18 for our feature interview with the band.

New bench and donation for Bethesda, see how well-supported this local charity is on pages 24 and 25.

Commonwealth hopeful Kerry Mcphee’s popular column tackles inequality in sport on page 35.

Agony as Aths pay the penalty in the ABC semi-final, get a full round up of the cup action on page 37.

The Nicolson girls are the pride of the Islands as they become the Scottish Shield winners see our special feature about the girls and their dramatic win in the Scottish Schools Shield competition on pages 38 and 39.