Stornoway Gazette Out Now!

editorial image

This week we catch up with all the Children in Need events which had been cancelled due to the effects of Storm Abigail, see our special gallery of pictures from school fundraisers on pages 10 and 11. And if your event is not featured but you would like to see it highlighted in the Gazette email us at:

On page 8 we find out how online information about people’s ancestors is encouraging tourism to the Islands in our article on Hebridean Connections.

Harris Tweed continues to go from strength to strength with the news this week of a new retail partnership deal with the Scottish F.A. to produce a range of clothing and accessories, find out more in our feature on page 12.

Get the lowdown on all the highlights of the first Battle of the Bands 2016 showcase in our regular entertainment column The Scene on page 16.

The first news from HebCelt 2016 is a cracker as it is revealed Celtic supergroup Runrig will be headlining next year’s festival, find out more about early bird ticket information on page 25.

We also have an extensive line up of sport, including everything from Football, WIGGA news, Bridge, School sports and Swimming features onpages 35 to 40.