Stornoway is about to enjoy a jobs boost thanks to the Department of Work and Pensions and and the soon to be open Lews Castle events venue, find out more in our lead story on the front page turning to page 6.
There is good news for students studying on the mainland as Islands’ air provider Loganair has announced this week a special new fare offer for those travelling to and from the region, see page 3 for more details.
A project to encourage the establishment of new woodland across the Islands has been launched this week.
The initiative is being supported by the Point and SandwickTrust, find out how in our feature on page 6.
There is a great new development in the pipeline for Lews Castle College as it is revealed that plans for a 49 unit accommodation block have been submitted. The new accommodation block will be created in Bayhead close to all of Stornoway’s amenities, find out more about the project on pages 8 and 9.
All this along with your comprehensive round up of sport, which this week includes everything from athletics, football, shinty and a great charity challenge by the Stornoway Rugby Club lads.