Shetland News

Marjolein joins big names at ‘dream’ comedy agency

LOCAL comedian Marjolein Robertson has signed to an agency which also represents big name acts like Kevin Bridges, Michael McIntyre and Alan Carr. Agency Off The Kerb said Robertson has “fast become one of the UK’s most exciting names”. The comedian and storyteller said it was “pretty wild” to be signed by the agency. Read more Shetland News …

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Funding model disadvantages island colleges such as UHI Shetland, principal claims

THE PRINCIPAL of UHI Shetland has called for a different funding model for island colleges amid a financial crisis that will lead to the newly formed college losing a substantial number of staff. Professor Jane Lewis said the current funding model for the university and colleges sector in Scotland disadvantages smaller rural and island colleges. Read more Shetland News …