I’m appealing this week to all our under 12 readers to help us out with the design of our Christmas and New Year issues, find out more is our festive competition on page 8.
This week we are also looking at the impact the lowering of the drink drive limit has had, see our special feature on page 10.
Are you getting in the Christmas mood yet? Well, if not, perhaps the Alternative Christmas Carol will get you in the right frame of mind, see all the details on page 11.
Supergroup Runrig are all set to bring their latest tour to the Islands this summer when they headline the Hebridean Celtic Festival. Find out what has inspired them to hit the road once more in our feature interview on page 23.
This week we also have special features on food and health topics pick up some great tips and advice on pages 33 and 34.
And on page 4 we feature our monthly column from Western Isles MP Angus McNeil, find out all about his take on life at Westminster.
As always we have our regular round up of sport featuring everything from bridge, golf, shinty, athletics and football, so plenty to read about for all you sporting enthusiasts.