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Whats On In Shetland Local News

Four appear from custody on drugs charge

FOUR people from Shetland have appeared from custody in Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of being concerned in the supply of drugs. Forty two year old Kerry Butler, Darren Priest, 36, and Steven Priest, 59, all of Lerwick – and 34-year-old Steven Nicholson from Sandwick – all made no plea when they appeared in private on […] Shetland News …


Graduate’s art award, port staff retire and more…

A GRADUATE from Shetland is celebrating after winning an award at the Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen. Hannah Cutt received a ‘highly commended’ award in fine art for her painting. The 23-year-old’s work explores pivotal moments from her own childhood and strikes up conversations with her past self, exploring the conflicted relationship she has […] Shetland News …


Health board chair reappointed

NHS Shetland chairman Gary Robinson has been reappointed to the role for a further four years. He has presided over the health board since 2018, leading it through the Covid pandemic. The Scottish Government said Robinson “remains committed to ensuring efficient partnership working and to seeing through the review of NHS Shetland’s estate including, the […] Shetland News …


Frontline services continue to be affected by Covid

FRONTLINE services provided by Shetland Islands Council continue to be affected by Covid related staff absences, chief executive Maggie Sandison confirmed to Shetland News. Social care, education and ferry services are all affected by the continuously high levels of absence leading to cancellations and bottlenecks in service delivery. With all Covid restrictions lifted in Scotland […] Shetland News …


Gun salute held in Lerwick

THERE was a rare chance to witness a gun salute in Shetland on Saturday as visiting army personnel put on a show. The 21 gun salute was undertaken by the 105 Royal Artillery Regiment at Fort Charlotte in Lerwick at midday. The ‘feu de joie’ event, designed to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee as well […] Shetland News …


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