The issue of fuel poverty and the impact on islanders, as well as communities across Scotland, was raised in the Scottish Parliament this week. Despite attempts to improve statistics in this area over the last few years new figures reveal, that for Western Isles’ residents at least, there has been little real improvement, read more in our front page story which turns to page 11.
More new acts have been announced for this year’s coming of age Hebridean Celtic Festival taking place in July, find out about all the latest additions to the bill on page 7.
Are you looking to get a little bit healthier in 2016? Small steps, rather than grand resolutions, can make all the difference. If you are looking for a few pointers in the right direction check out our special feature on a healthier lifestyle on pages 16 & 17.
Catch up with the latest instalment in our picture series feature on the champions of Lewis and Harris Football on pages 36 & 37.
With travel tips, food and financial advice, as well as our regular updates on all that is happening entertainment wise and in the sporting world of the Western Isles, there is plenty to check out in your Gazette this week.