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Front page, Oct 1, 2015 - Stornoway Gazette.
Front page, Oct 1, 2015 - Stornoway Gazette.

Keep up to date with all the news, views and events in the Western Isles in this week’s Stornoway Gazette.

There is another fantastic gallery of pictures from the little pupils who started Primary One this year, find out if your child’s school is featured in this week’s paper on pages 9 and 29 (more schools will be featured next week).

Could you go sober for 31 days, find out more in our ‘Sober for October’ feature spread on pages 20 and 21.

The new Museum nan Eilean which will be based at the revamped Lews Castle, Stornoway will soon be opening its doors and one of the first events on its schedule is a talk organised by the Islands Book Trust which explores more about women in history.

Their talk on this subject will be given by Elisabeth Shipton, author of ‘Female Tommies: The Frontline Women of the First World War’ find out more in our feature on page 27.

There is also your usual sport round up featuring golf, rugby and football from pages 44 to 48.