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Christmas 2021 – Send us your festive photos

2021 – AND WE THOUGHT the situation couldn’t get much worse after 2020. After lockdowns, stress, isolation, but also boundless community spirit and amazing support for one another, Christmas is with us once again. There is urgency in the festive air: Get ready now, before Omicron scuppers the best laid plans! So take a deep […] Shetland News …


Christmas 2020 – Photos from Shetland News readers

2020 HAS BEEN a year like no other. Back in the spring when events were cancelled and hopes of a normal summer with friends and family were dashed, we wondered what Christmas would be like. Now, with Christmas almost upon us, we can be thankful that Shetland has been spared the worst of the outbreak, […] Shetland News …


Local musicians philosophical and resilient in the face of Covid-19 havoc

ORDINARILY Shetland’s music community would be looking forward to a host of festive season shindigs to warm the cockles and raise the spirits. There’d be carol concerts, kids’ concerts, a sell-out night with First Foot Soldiers on clue-up Friday, a glitzy Hogmanay gathering at Mareel, a couple of popular tribute acts and maybe even some […] Shetland News …