Dr Colin MacDonald, who has died from a brain tumour at the age of 69, was one of the last of a precious breed – an excellent doctor who chose to apply his expertise in the role of single-handed...

On Friday 18 January, a large gathering of relatives and friends from the mainland, Skye, Uist, Lewis and Harris attended the funeral service in the Church of Scotland, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, of...

John Murdo was born on 22 March 1922 at number 4 Port of Ness. He was the second eldest of a family of seven, six boys and one girl, born to John Finlay Macleod from Port and Margaret (Peggy)...

Finlay Macleod writes: It feels strange for me to be writing about John Murray in English since we never spoke a word in English one to the other: we just never thought of it. It is also strange...

Poem for John   Yesterday A heron flew over Loch Barvas It’s long, languorous wings Beating the air like waves Rolling on to the shore At Fiogar And I thought of you.   A kaleidoscope of...

The community of Stornoway bade farewell to Donald M Campbell - one of its best-loved characters – on October 17th this year.  (Contributed by MJM) Donnie ‘Bookie’ spent his early years enjoying...