Slideshow week in pictures 25.9.14

“The silent majority have spoken”, find out all the reaction from the referendum debate from the local Better Together group on pages 1 and 3.

“We have to make the case for real power” says MSP in our page 3 lead story.

Lews Castle to become a ‘5-star Inn’, find out more in our page 5 story.

Thousands raised for charity in the second Salmon Run, find out more in our page 9 feature.

The second gallery of pictures from Island Primary 1 classes features this week see pages 12 and 13.

MS Western Isles is the latest charity to benefit from local generosity see page 16.

Idlewild are back for a Highlands and Islands tour, find out where and when you can catch them in our page 19 feature interview.

Our special feature on pages 34 and 35 highlights the glorious celebration of the mountains.

Duncan Mackellar cracks the Rhenigidale Hill Race, find out his thoughts on the race on page 34.

It was a battling display for Stornoway rugby lads, find out about the highs and lows on page 36.

Lewis and Harris football heroes march forwards through the North Caledonian Cup Quarter-Final with a 7-0 victory, catch up with the full match report and interviews on pages 38 and 39.