Slideshow - Week in Pictures July 31st

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

South Uist cyclist Kerry Macphee did the Western Isles proud on Tuesday when she represented Scotland in the Cross Country Cycling at the Commonwealth Games, see how she did in our front page story.

Work has begun on laying the subsea cables which will bring fibre optic broadband to the Islands for the first time, find out what this means for you in our page 3 lead.

MP Jim Murphy gives us his view of the Referendum Debate in our interview with him on page 5.

We catch up with Rockall record breaker Nick Hancock to find out his thoughts on the challenge in our feature on page 8.

Mass canvassing by Yes Scotland and Better Together’s Battle Bus rolls into town, find out more on page 9.

Don’t miss our WW1 commemorative spread on pages 10 and 11.

Getting set for next weekend’s Tattoo Hebrides, we catch up with the Pipe Major of the Simon Fraser University Pipe band, in our page 13 feature.

The lucky winner of the Vauxhall Corsa at this year’s Lochs Show was Stornoway resident Angela Macrae, see all the sights from the show in our picture special on page 25.

Lochs take home the Jock Stein Cup get a full blow by blow account of the match on page 30.

Full Highland dress and a marathon - Guinness Book world record attempt on page 40.

Pick up your Stornowy Gazette today for all the local news, views and events.