Slideshow - Week in Pictures

There is plenty going on in the Islands this week, some of the highlights featured in the paper are: the Chair of the Stornoway Gazette’s Big Referendum Debate is announced see page 1.

Revealing the cost of lost revenue caused by turbine shutdowns see our lead story on page 3.

Dog attacks on mail workers are on the up see our story on page 6.

Calls to improve Isles’ mental health service for new mothers see our news lead on page 9.

Stornoway House in the heart of London, find out about the connection to the Islands in our feature on page 10.

Learning some circus moves in Stornoway and Ness, find out more in our feature on page 14.

Make a date for the Lochs Show 2014, and find out all about the highlights of this year’s event on page 15.

A bigger stage beckons for the Mischa Macpherson Trio in our featured interview on page 18.

Point Show hits the mark, browse our great gallery of images from the event on page 33.

Find out more about the Harris Tweed Hebrides Tattoo and browse the fabulous art work of Island schoolchildren featuring the event and the upcoming Commonwealth Games now gracing Stornoway town centre on page 34.

The first Hebrides Audax event proves a success with more than 70 riders taken part, find out more in our round-up feature on page 35.

It’s been a great season for SRAC runners Michael Macmillan and Connor MacLean find out more about their track triumphs on page 37.

Sail Hebrides makes a splash locally this week, learn more about the details of this year’s event in our back page lead.