Slideshow - Week in Pictures August 7th

Don’t miss your issue of this week’s Stornoway Gazette, some of the highlights include:

First World War memorials and commemorations have been taking place through the island.

The fibre optic broadband cable linking Lewis to the mainland was laid last week in the first phase of plans to bring high speed internet to the Isles.

Lewis and Harris Highland Dance teacher Claire Wilson from took part in the Glasgow Games closing ceremony - alongside Rod Stewart.

An Orca was found stranded on a North Uist beach and a Common dolphin was been found stranded on South Beach, Stornoway.

Neolithic pottery found in Lewis lochs by diver Chris Murray is now in the Royal National Museum in Edinburgh.

Exam results are in for the Islands’ Secondary pupils.

A North Uist bard has been commemorated by a newly released book.

Lots is going on at an Lanntair with creative learning opportunities available for islanders.

The South Harris Agricultural Show 2014 drew in hundreds for a day of fun.