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Arnold Schwarzenegger made the best TikTok video of all time - Metro.co.uk

Arnold Schwarzenegger made the best TikTok video of all time  Metro.co.uk

Arnold Schwarzenegger is chasing a Shetland pony on a bicycle while wearing a cowboy hat.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:09 pm


Have we not done this before? - Shetland News

Have we not done this before?  Shetland News

I note that that there is to be a march and a public meeting to discuss a people's vote on Brexit on Saturday. Am I wrong? Have we not done this before? Say in ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:41 pm


CNOOC books rig for west of Shetland prospect - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice

CNOOC books rig for west of Shetland prospect - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

CNOOC International has contracted Norway's Island Drilling to drill a well for its Howick prospect west of Shetland. The Island Innovator semi-submersible rig ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:35 pm


Shopping trolleys and broken bottles lead to litter reminder - Shetland News

Shopping trolleys and broken bottles lead to litter reminder  Shetland News

A RENEWED appeal has been made for locals not to litter on Shetland's beaches after a recent party left Sands of Sound in Lerwick strewn with shopping ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:34 pm


New café operator at Clickimin Leisure Complex - Shetland Times Online

New café operator at Clickimin Leisure Complex  Shetland Times Online

The café at the Clickimin Leisure Complex is being taken over by a new operator. Grant Wood said it was “exciting” to expand into new premises. Photo: Kevin ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:24 pm


Documentary looks at women's role in Up-Helly-A' - Shetland Times Online

Documentary looks at women's role in Up-Helly-A'  Shetland Times Online

Women's participation in Up-Helly-A' is put under the microscope in a new BBC short film. The production features activists claiming that women should be ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:04 pm


Injured offshore worker airlifted to hospital in Aberdeen - BBC News

Injured offshore worker airlifted to hospital in Aberdeen  BBC News

A Coastguard helicopter flew the man to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after the incident about 59 miles north east of the city.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:01 pm


Project Manager at UHI - Shetland Times Online

Project Manager at UHI  Shetland Times Online

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom's leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education. Based in the ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:12 am


No breakthrough on air traffic control pay dispute - Shetland News

No breakthrough on air traffic control pay dispute  Shetland News

NO AGREEMENT has been reached on possible strike action which could involve air traffic controllers at Sumburgh Airport after talks were held on Thursday.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 9:24 am


Shetland Charitable Trust – Trustee Recruitment - Shetland Times Online

Shetland Charitable Trust – Trustee Recruitment  Shetland Times Online

Shetland Charitable Trust is recruiting new trustees to help with the Trust's work of improving the quality of life for people in Shetland. The Trust spent more than ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:14 am


Fish Technician, Grieg Seafood Shetland - Shetland Times Online

Fish Technician, Grieg Seafood Shetland  Shetland Times Online

The Company Grieg Seafood is a leading producer of quality farmed salmon, with a proven track record of achievement. The company is one of Scotland's ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:13 am


Admin / Finance Position with Nortech Marine Ltd - Shetland Times Online

Admin / Finance Position with Nortech Marine Ltd  Shetland Times Online

Nortech Marine Ltd. is a metal fabrication and painting company serving all sectors of local industry. A position is available to undertake all aspects of the daily ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:13 am


Plan lodged for salmon net cleaning plant at Toft - Shetland News

Plan lodged for salmon net cleaning plant at Toft  Shetland News

A MAJOR salmon net cleaning and repair plant is being planned for Toft that will bring a rare bit of industry to the quiet township. Swan Net Gundry Aqua Ltd has ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:53 pm


Shetland pony rescued from Tilbury - YOURTHUROCK

Shetland pony rescued from Tilbury  YOURTHUROCK

ESSEX Firefighters were called to help rescue a Shetland Pony who had fallen into a deep concrete hole (approximately 4m deep) near Fort Road, Tilbury.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:01 pm


SIC suffers second largest funding cut in Scotland, report highlights - Shetland News

SIC suffers second largest funding cut in Scotland, report highlights  Shetland News

THE LEADER of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) says the local authority continues “to be asked to do more with less” after a new report highlighted that it has ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:26 pm


'Man of Wool' Oliver named as Shetland Wool Week patron - Shetland Times Online

'Man of Wool' Oliver named as Shetland Wool Week patron  Shetland Times Online

The guest patron for this year's Shetland Wool Week has been named as “man of wool” Oliver Henry. The news was announced yesterday at the start of the ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:00 am


Skara Brae women archaeologists who were written out of history - BBC News

Skara Brae women archaeologists who were written out of history  BBC News

Photographs from an archaeological dig in Orkney show women assumed to be visitors. The assumption was wrong.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:45 am


Macmillan grants ease hardship of cancer sufferers - Shetland Times Online

Macmillan grants ease hardship of cancer sufferers  Shetland Times Online

Macmillan Cancer Support awarded grants of around £4,190 to people with cancer in Shetland suffering financial hardship last year thanks to funds raised by its ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:50 pm


Douglas Henshall casts doubt on another series of Shetland after fans beg for more - Entertainment Daily

Douglas Henshall casts doubt on another series of Shetland after fans beg for more  Entertainment Daily

The fifth series of Shetland came to an emotional and dramatic end last night, but will there be another run? Read more here.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:09 pm


Port authority 'steps up a gear' for cruise season - Shetland News

Port authority 'steps up a gear' for cruise season  Shetland News

TOURS of locations used in the Shetland crime drama series and 'meet the maker' opportunities with local food, arts and crafts producers are among the new ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 1:59 pm


Shetland : Wild and rugged, is that just Jimmy Perez? The climate of the windy remote islands - Blog by Jo Farrow - Netweather

Shetland : Wild and rugged, is that just Jimmy Perez? The climate of the windy remote islands - Blog by Jo Farrow  Netweather

If you were watching the series finale last night of Shetland you may be missing the windswept islands, Jimmy Perez in his grim dark coat, bumbling Sandy and ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 10:07 am


Shetland review: Well-paced return with stunning scenery - The Independent

Shetland review: Well-paced return with stunning scenery  The Independent

People trafficking, prostitution, murder, manslaughter, kidnap, fraud… there hasn't been a right lot to giggle about in the latest (fifth) series of Shetland (BBC1).

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:47 am


Community benefits? - Shetland News

Community benefits?  Shetland News

So the SIC have concluded that raising £500 million to link-up the North Isles and Bressay with tunnels is unaffordable for the Shetland community. On the other ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:10 am


Wind power continues to divide Shetland - Press and Journal

Wind power continues to divide Shetland  Press and Journal

A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still “hurdles” to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality. Frank Hay, the ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles councillor number consultation begins - BBC News

Orkney, Shetland and Western Isles councillor number consultation begins  BBC News

Changes to the number of council representatives and ward boundaries in Orkney, Shetland and Na h-Eileanan an Iar are being assessed.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:01 am


TV review: The Internet's Dirtiest Secrets: The Cleaners; Shetland - The Times

TV review: The Internet's Dirtiest Secrets: The Cleaners; Shetland  The Times

The Internet's Dirtiest Secrets: The CleanersBBC FourShetlandBBC OneJust as workplace offices can be found magically vacuumed each ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Shetland finale rounds off 'most accomplished series yet' - Shetland News

Shetland finale rounds off 'most accomplished series yet'  Shetland News

It's his toughest case yet, Zezi's life hangs in the balance and he might be falling in love. Is it all getting too much for DI Jimmy Perez? Jordan Ogg has his say on ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:01 pm


Shetland to Caithness subsea electricity link given provisional approval - The Scotsman

Shetland to Caithness subsea electricity link given provisional approval  The Scotsman

Plans for a subsea electricity cable linking Shetland to the mainland have been provisionally approved by the energy regulator.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 8:30 pm


Ofgem to approve subsea energy link for Shetland but not for Western Isles - Holyrood

Ofgem to approve subsea energy link for Shetland but not for Western Isles  Holyrood

Energy regulator Ofgem has said it is “minded to approve” plans for a subsea energy cable between Shetland and mainland Scotland, but plans to reject a ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:48 pm


Funding for local projects, ballet to visit isles, restorative justice seminar - Shetland News

Funding for local projects, ballet to visit isles, restorative justice seminar  Shetland News

A PUBLIC vote awarded almost £25000 to five local organisations on Saturday to run projects related to community justice. The Shetland Community Justice ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:17 pm


New Valhalla heads to the fishing - Shetland News

New Valhalla heads to the fishing  Shetland News

A WHITEFISH trawler new to her Shetland owners was making her first trip in tough weather on Tuesday. Valhalla (LK 687) headed for the grounds north east of ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 3:32 pm


Police investigate unprovoked assault and metal theft - Shetland News

Police investigate unprovoked assault and metal theft  Shetland News

POLICE are looking for information after a man was assaulted without provocation in Lerwick at the weekend. The incident happened on Harbour Street on ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:27 pm


Greenlight for Shetland subsea link but Western Isles' rejected - BBC News

Greenlight for Shetland subsea link but Western Isles' rejected  BBC News

Ofgem says it is minded to approve the Shetland electricity project, but has rejected a similar plan for the Western Isles.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 11:57 am


Youth services team wins national award - Shetland News

Youth services team wins national award  Shetland News

SHETLAND Islands Council's youth services team is celebrating after winning a national award. The staff won the team of the year prize at the 2019 Youth Work ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:56 am


Will 'Shetland' Return For Season 6? Because I Need More Of This Scottish Murder Mystery In My Life - Bustle

Will 'Shetland' Return For Season 6? Because I Need More Of This Scottish Murder Mystery In My Life  Bustle

The highly anticipated season five of Shetland, the Scandi-noir-like murder mystery show that takes place on the Scottish island of its namesake, has made this ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:46 am


Community justice winning projects announced - Shetland Times Online

Community justice winning projects announced  Shetland Times Online

Five organisations working in community justice will benefit from a total of almost £25,000 following a public vote on Saturday. The Shetland Community Justice ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:45 am


Work starts on oil exploration prospect off Shetland - The Scotsman

Work starts on oil exploration prospect off Shetland  The Scotsman

Oil explorer Siccar Point Energy has started work on a drilling campaign at the Blackrock prospect north-west of Shetland.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:08 am


Shetland – BBC1 - What's On TV

Shetland – BBC1  What's On TV

DI Jimmy Perez (Douglas Henshall) is in shock as this tense series of Shetland reaches a satisfying, devastating finale tonight.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:55 pm


Hospital beds to reopen - Shetland News

Hospital beds to reopen  Shetland News

SIX beds which were closed off in Gilbert Bain Hospital's ward three earlier this year due to a shortage of staff are expected to re-open in April. NHS Shetland's ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:47 pm


Tribute acts to head north - Shetland News

Tribute acts to head north  Shetland News

FANS of Pink Floyd, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Little Mix look to be in for a treat this year as groups paying tribute to all four acts get set to visit the isles.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 1:58 pm


Call to modernise Lerwick Up Helly Aa falls on deaf ears - Shetland News

Call to modernise Lerwick Up Helly Aa falls on deaf ears  Shetland News

A GROUP of local campaigners who are striving to make the world famous Lerwick Up Helly Aa festival more inclusive by allowing women and girls to ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 4:00 pm


Search for killer after Shetland pony tied up and beaten - Sky News

Search for killer after Shetland pony tied up and beaten  Sky News

The pony was found dead with a head injury and police hope someone might be able to help them find those responsible.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 3:45 pm


Facebook gets the Althing treatment - Shetland News

Facebook gets the Althing treatment  Shetland News

THIS week saw the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web and the last of this season's Althing debates proposed the suitably topical motion: 'Facebook brings ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 11:01 am


SIC's sympathy for New Zealand - Shetland News

SIC's sympathy for New Zealand  Shetland News

SHETLAND Islands Council has expressed its sympathy after 49 people were killed in shootings in two mosques in New Zealand. The Christchurch incidents ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 3:19 pm


Jobs to go at terminal - Shetland News

Jobs to go at terminal  Shetland News

AROUND 15 Sodexo jobs are expected to go at Sullom Voe Terminal. The losses are understood to be in areas like catering and cleaning. While services ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 11:11 am


Food report highlights opportunities for local producers - Shetland Times Online

Food report highlights opportunities for local producers  Shetland Times Online

A new report could provide the “catalyst” for a marketplace which could showcase local produce. That was the view of industry figures following the completion of ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 11:04 am


Household recycling rate up again - Shetland News

Household recycling rate up again  Shetland News

SHETLAND's household recycling rate has shot up to nearly 18 per cent after the full roll-out of the kerbside collection scheme. The percentage of household ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 10:46 am


Seven local nominations for fishing awards - Shetland News

Seven local nominations for fishing awards  Shetland News

SHETLAND is again well represented in the shortlist for the Fishing News awards, the UK's only fishing industry awards programme. In this year's extended New ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:39 am


Full / Part Time Processors at Cooke Aquaculture - Shetland Times Online

Full / Part Time Processors at Cooke Aquaculture  Shetland Times Online

3 Months Fixed Term Contract LOCATION: Processing Factory, Yell, Shetland. Details, Please Visit: www.cookeaquaculturescotland.com/careers. If you wish to ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 6:08 am


Big opportunities for food and drink sector - Shetland News

Big opportunities for food and drink sector  Shetland News

SHETLAND should do more to tap into an increasing global interest in its food and drink sector, according to a new study. The research, commissioned by the ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 6:30 pm


Shetland gets £1.9m broadband upgrade for council and NHS buildings - PublicTechnology

Shetland gets £1.9m broadband upgrade for council and NHS buildings  PublicTechnology

Shetland Islands Council has received £1.91million through the government's Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to upgrade and extend its ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 11:47 am


Shetland Gas Plant workers hold the first of five planned 24-hour strikes - Press and Journal

Shetland Gas Plant workers hold the first of five planned 24-hour strikes  Press and Journal

Workers at Shetland Gas Plant yesterday held the first of five planned 24-hour strikes in a dispute over proposed changes to the shift rota system. Staff employed ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:01 am


Shetland Space Centre believe it is ‘winning’ race to host UK’s first spaceport - Press and Journal

Shetland Space Centre believe it is ‘winning’ race to host UK’s first spaceport  Press and Journal

A former RAF officer leading Shetland's bid to host the UK's first satellite-launching base has revealed why he is convinced his team is “winning” the space race.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 6:00 am


FarrPoint helps Shetland Islands Council secure £1.91 million funding for full fibre broadband expansion - Total Telecom

FarrPoint helps Shetland Islands Council secure £1.91 million funding for full fibre broadband expansion  Total Telecom

Public sector sites across the northern Shetland Islands are set to benefit from access to full fibre broadband after Shetland Islands Council secured £1.91 ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 4:54 pm


Douglas Henshall: ‘There are shocks in the Shetland finale!’ - What's On TV

Douglas Henshall: ‘There are shocks in the Shetland finale!’  What's On TV

Douglas Henshall reveals the thrills and spills that lie ahead in the explosive finale of BBC1's gritty crime drama Shetland.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Spaniel rescued by coastguard volunteers - Shetland News

Spaniel rescued by coastguard volunteers  Shetland News

COASTGUARD rescue volunteers came to the aid of a dog which had become stuck 40ft down cliffs in the north of Unst on Tuesday evening. Rescue teams from ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Who's starring in the new series of BBC crime drama Shetland? - HELLO!

Who's starring in the new series of BBC crime drama Shetland?  HELLO!

It may have first aired in 2013, but BAFTA-winning crime drama Shetland is continuing to delight audiences into its fifth series. The show, which broadcast the ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 12:25 pm


No overprovision of off-licences in town for now, board decides - Shetland News

No overprovision of off-licences in town for now, board decides  Shetland News

SHETLAND's licensing board has decided against including a statement in its policy that Lerwick has an overprovision of off sales premises selling alcohol.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Tonight's TV: Celebrity Bake Off and Shetland - The National

Tonight's TV: Celebrity Bake Off and Shetland  The National

HANKIES at the ready? Good, because you might need them after this helping of life-changing stories.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Workers to strike at Shetland Gas Plant - Press and Journal

Workers to strike at Shetland Gas Plant  Press and Journal

Offshore union Unite has confirmed its members at the Shetland Gas Plant will carry out the first of a series of 24-hour strikes tomorrow. Aker Solutions staff at the ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Fire destroys Shetland's Fair Isle Bird Observatory - BBC News

Fire destroys Shetland's Fair Isle Bird Observatory  BBC News

Fire crews were flown in to tackle the blaze at the Fair Isle Bird Observatory in Shetland.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Duo look forward to 'exciting and nerve-wracking' concert at home - Shetland News

Duo look forward to 'exciting and nerve-wracking' concert at home  Shetland News

VETERAN folk music duo Chris Stout and Catriona MacKay will be back on familiar ground this month, as they bring their electrifying latest album to Mareel with ...

Published on 10 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


Votes sought for community justice projects - Shetland News

Votes sought for community justice projects  Shetland News

SHETLAND Community Justice Partnership is inviting the community to vote for projects that aim to prevent offending behaviour. The partnership has allocated ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Various vacancies at Shetland Islands Council - Shetland Times Online

Various vacancies at Shetland Islands Council  Shetland Times Online

We have a number of vacancies for various hours at locations throughout Shetland. Jobs on offer this week include… • Digital Transformation Project Officer – ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 6:14 am


Shetland Telecom to fast track fibre network installation - Shetland News

Shetland Telecom to fast track fibre network installation  Shetland News

THE NORTH Isles superfast broadband network will be up and running in 2020 according to Marvin Smith of council-owned Shetland Telecom. Smith said that ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes signals Shetland could use bond finance for inter-island links - Press and Journal

Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes signals Shetland could use bond finance for inter-island links  Press and Journal

Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes has signalled that Shetland Islands Council could use bond finance to pay for bridges or tunnels between islands in the ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Councillors warn of 'slow death of local authorities' - Shetland News

Councillors warn of 'slow death of local authorities'  Shetland News

LOCAL authorities may be facing a slow death thanks to a trend of falling Scottish Government support, the Shetland Islands Council policy and resources ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland Secures £1.91m for Full Fibre Broadband Network Build - ISPreview.co.uk

Shetland Secures £1.91m for Full Fibre Broadband Network Build  ISPreview.co.uk

Good news. The remote Shetland Islands Council has secured a public investment of £1.91m from the UK Government's Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) fund,

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Disappointment as ferry settlement falls short - Shetland News

Disappointment as ferry settlement falls short  Shetland News

SHETLAND Islands Council transport chairman Ryan Thomson said he was “bitterly disappointed” with a £5.2m settlement from Holyrood for running inter island ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Knab masterplan wows councillors - Shetland News

Knab masterplan wows councillors  Shetland News

AN AMBITIOUS plan for the site of the old Anderson High School is to go for further consultation after a design brief was unanimously approved by councillors for ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland pupils to be taught life saving CPR in school - Shetland News

Shetland pupils to be taught life saving CPR in school  Shetland News

OVER 1000 Shetland secondary pupils will be taught potentially life saving CPR after Shetland Islands Council education committee signed up for a national ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Future secure for Shetland Food and Drink - Shetland News

Future secure for Shetland Food and Drink  Shetland News

AN ORGANISATION that promotes Shetland produce has secured its future over the next 18 months thanks to funding from a variety of sources. Shetland Food ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Recruitment event planned this week - Shetland Times Online

Recruitment event planned this week  Shetland Times Online

Share. Share? 0 comments, 04/03/2019 , by Ryan Taylor, in Headlines, News, ST Online. Major efforts to develop Shetland's young workforce have been ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


SNP branch calls for cross-party Brexit protest - Shetland Times Online

SNP branch calls for cross-party Brexit protest  Shetland Times Online

The Shetland branch of the SNP is calling for a cross-party day of action as part of planned national protests to avert a Brexit “crisis”. Shetland convener Iain ...

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


More than £200000 for town centre improvements - Shetland News

More than £200000 for town centre improvements  Shetland News

SHETLAND Islands Council is waiting to hear of the specific conditions attached to a capital grant of £205000 in government funding ringfenced to invest in town ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland artists lead line-up for biggest ever Folk Festival - Press and Journal

Shetland artists lead line-up for biggest ever Folk Festival  Press and Journal

Shetland Folk Festival organisers will showcase local talent to audiences from across the planet during the biggest ever instalment of the event. More than 40 ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Bobby Hunter stands down from Shetland Charitable Trust - Shetland Times Online

Bobby Hunter stands down from Shetland Charitable Trust  Shetland Times Online

The chairman of Shetland Charitable Trust has announced he will stand down from his post in May. Bobby Hunter. Bobby Hunter, the Lord Lieutenant of ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Brexit – we didn't vote for this! - Shetland News

Brexit – we didn't vote for this!  Shetland News

The latest kicking of the Brexit can down the road is hardly surprising, but most commentators agree we are running out of road – as well as clichés! Despite the ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Folk Festival local artist line-up announced - Shetland News

Folk Festival local artist line-up announced  Shetland News

Shetland Folk Festival has announced its local artist line-up and concert programme with this year's thirty ninth festival even bigger with an increase in concerts, ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland makes it down to Linlithgow as pub has starring role - Linlithgow Journal & Gazette

Shetland makes it down to Linlithgow as pub has starring role  Linlithgow Journal & Gazette

A popular Linlithgow watering hole was seen by viewers all across the United Kingdom this week after being used as a location for a top BBC show.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland teen to compete in medieval combat championships - Press and Journal

Shetland teen to compete in medieval combat championships  Press and Journal

A Shetland teenager has been selected to be part of the Scottish team that is travelling to Ukraine this year to compete in the Medieval Combat World ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland: Find out everything you need to know - HELLO!

Shetland: Find out everything you need to know  HELLO!

The new series of Shetland is well underway, and sees Douglas Henshall reprise his role as DI Jimmy Perez for the fifth time. But how much do you know about ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland shipwreck to become heritage site - Press and Journal

Shetland shipwreck to become heritage site  Press and Journal

The 18th century vessel, believed to be a merchant ship of the Swedish East India company the Queen of Sweden, has remained on the seabed near Twageos ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetlanders tried to rescue house fire victim - Press and Journal

Shetlanders tried to rescue house fire victim  Press and Journal

Shetland's police chief inspector thanked members of the public for trying to save the victim of a house fire. Emergency services went to a two-story house in ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Alison O'Donnell is delighted the dark days are almost over for her Shetland character Tosh - The Sunday Post

Alison O'Donnell is delighted the dark days are almost over for her Shetland character Tosh  The Sunday Post

Shetland star Alison O'Donnell has told of the joy of seeing her character find some on-screen happiness. It comes after a tough couple of years for her copper, ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Ferry funding creates waves at SIC budget meeting - Shetland News

Ferry funding creates waves at SIC budget meeting  Shetland News

SHETLAND is to make the case for either cutting the inter islands ferry *service* to fit the council's budget or transferring the ferry *service* to direct control of the ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Shetland council tax to rise by 3% - BBC News

Shetland council tax to rise by 3%  BBC News

Councillors set a £114m budget which will see it drawing about £25m from its reserves to balance the books.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Tonight's TV: This Time Next Year and Shetland - The National

Tonight's TV: This Time Next Year and Shetland  The National

This Time Next Year, STV, 8pm.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Public tried to rescue house fire victim - Shetland News

Public tried to rescue house fire victim  Shetland News

SHETLAND'S chief inspector Lindsay Tulloch has thanked members of the public for trying to save a person who died in a Lerwick house fire in the early hours ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


RockRose Energy and Marathon Oil agree £107m Shetland deal - BBC News

RockRose Energy and Marathon Oil agree £107m Shetland deal  BBC News

Oil and gas firm RockRose Energy agrees to buy all of Marathon Oil's interests off Shetland in a $140m (£107m) deal.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


One person dead after a house fire on Shetland - BBC News

One person dead after a house fire on Shetland  BBC News

Four fire engines were called to the outbreak at a house in Lerwick.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Invest Smyril funds in new MRI scanner - Shetland News

Invest Smyril funds in new MRI scanner  Shetland News

It is the practise in British politics that any difficult or potentially embarrassing questions or requests get ignored in the hope that interest will be lost and it will go ...

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Jarl Laurenson leads the most northerly isles fire festival - Shetland Times Online

Jarl Laurenson leads the most northerly isles fire festival  Shetland Times Online

The Jarl's squad pictured above the Norik beach. Photo: Desley Stickle. The Norwick (or Norik) Up-Helly-A', Shetland's most northerly fire festival and the only ...

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Council tax and rents rise to offset measly Holyrood settlement - Shetland News

Council tax and rents rise to offset measly Holyrood settlement  Shetland News

A THREE per cent rise in council tax is being proposed for next financial year to try and offset a 1.3 per cent drop in non ring fenced funding from the Scottish ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Deputy Harbourmaster at Lerwick Port Authority - Shetland Times Online

Deputy Harbourmaster at Lerwick Port Authority  Shetland Times Online

A vacancy has arisen for a Deputy Harbourmaster to supervise marine operations in Lerwick Harbour and to deputise for the Harbourmaster in his absence.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 6:06 am


Local politicians disappointed with lifeline ferry tender details - Shetland News

Local politicians disappointed with lifeline ferry tender details  Shetland News

DETAILS of the next contract for the Northern Isles lifeline ferry *service* have been published by Transport Scotland, but the procurement is facing a legal ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


10 Shetland filming locations you can visit in Scotland - The Scotsman

10 Shetland filming locations you can visit in Scotland  The Scotsman

Much of the filminf for Shetland takes place in the Shetland Islands' capital, Lerwick. The town's distinctive lodberries, piers developed as warehouses, have ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Extra funding for NHS Shetland, new regional NFU advisor, fuel poverty bill and call for Viking public inquiry - Shetland News

Extra funding for NHS Shetland, new regional NFU advisor, fuel poverty bill and call for Viking public inquiry  Shetland News

NHS SHETLAND has secured an extra £1.2 million in government funding to help close the deficit in the current financial year. Chief executive Ralph Roberts ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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