Slideshow - Week in Pictures

There is a lot going on this week and your Gazette is keeping you up to date with all the news, views and events in the Western Isles.

We have a picture special on the Gallipoli Centenary event see page 8.

Nicolson Institute pupils fund raise for the Nepalese earthquake disaster see more on page 6.

With one more week till polling day on May 7th we have a report from the Hustings meeting which took place in Stornoway Town Hall on Tuesday evening. The event was organised by Evangelical Alliance Scotland, see our report on page 7.

The Scottish Christian Party candidate was out campaigning on the streets of Stornoway, find out more on page 9.

New live music nights at the Woodlands Centre got off to a great start, see more about these events in our regular column The Scene on page 23.

Gaelic Medium History students from the Nicolson Institute went to the Western Isles Gallipoli Centenary Exhibition, catch up with the other news from the school on page 28.

A renovated Lews Castle is set to open its doors soon, but in the meantime you can get a glimpse of its stunning transformation in our picture special on page 32.

Keep up to do date with all the footballing action in Lewis and Harris with our round up on pages 40 and 41.

The NatWest Island Games takes place at the end of June and each week we are introducing the teams to our readers. This week’s ‘Meet the Squad’ features introduces the golf team see page 42.

A blistering pace was set by local athletes at the recent Open Graded Meeting, find out all the details in our report on page 43.

Island runners Amy Cunningham, Karen Macdonald and Alison Dourley did themselves proud at the London marathon, see our feature on page 44.

All this and a lot more in this week’s issue of the Stornoway Gazette, get your copy now!