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‘Third generation’ jarl leads most northerly Up Helly Aa

IT IS a “humbling” moment this weekend for Norik jarl Ashley Spence leads Shetland’s most northerly Up Helly Aa. The 34-year-old is following in family footsteps, with his grandad jarl in 1986 and his father then leading the Unst event a decade later. Read more Shetland News …



Local produce showcased at Taste of Shetland food and drink festival

THE TWO-day Taste of Shetland food and drink festival kicked off at the Clickimin earlier today (Saturday) with a range of live cooking demonstrations, workshops and stalls. Chair of Shetland Food & Drink Marian Armitage said there was a “buzz” around the Clickimin as visitors sampled various foods and watched the live shows. Read more Shetland News …



‘A one-off who will be sadly missed’

TRIBUTES have been paid to former BBC cameraman John Waters who passed away last Thursday, aged 79. John was a familiar face throughout Shetland having covered most of the major news stories since the early 1990s. Read more Shetland News …