With the tragic events which happened in Brussels this week we have a sobering interview with ex-pat Ali stair Walker who now works in the Belgium capital.
Ali’s offices are situated only 150 metres from the metro station attack and he describes the mood of the city in our exclusive on page 1 and 6.
At home their is a New Independent Living Centre due to open at the Grianan where technology will be utilised to aid people to remain in their own homes for longer, see all the details on page 1 and 3.
On page 10 we highlight the history of former Island air bases and now commercial airports at Benbecula and Stornoway.
Battle of the Bands tunes up for its final at the Woodlands Centre, Stornoway on April 1st if you fancy taking part find out about all the details on page 25.
Don’t miss our Mòd Ionadail Leòdhais picture special on pages 13, 16 &17, and more pictures from the event will also be featured in next week’s Stornoway Gazette.
There is a great line up of sport this week featuring football, athletics, rugby, shinty and cycling, see the full round up on pages 33 to 40.