Slideshow - week in pictures

The Stornoway Gazette is out now and some of the highlights in this week’s paper are:

Call for both ferries to be used to meet travel demand on the Stornoway to Ullapool route see page 1 and 4.

Blaze destroys Sawmill storage building in Lews Castle Grounds see page 3.

Warm welcome at the Failte Cafe see page 4.

Mother and daughter receive Queen’s Honour see page 7.

Remembering Lewis links to Cunard on 175th anniversary see our special feature on page 8.

Childminder of the Year 2015 is announced on page 9.

Poppy Memorial Plaque unveiled on page 12.

Alyth is home and ready to shine at this year’s Hebridean Celtic Festival see our feature on page 21.

Island teens on way to St Jeromes, find out more about their volunteering efforts at a Kenyan orphanage on page 29.

Pedalling for the Hebridean Cycle Challenge, see all the details on this year’s event on page 37.

West Side earn cup final spot see our match report, and a round up of all the other football matches this week, on pages 38 and 39.

Meet the WIGGA athletics squad in our special feature on pages 42 and 43.

It’s a World Cup wonder for magnificent Macphee, find out about cyclist Kerry’s latest challenge on pages 44 and 40.