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Wreaths laid on Remembrance Sunday

WREATHS were laid at the war memorial opposite the Lerwick Town Hall earlier to mark Remembrance Sunday. Those in attendance included Lord Lieutenant Bobby Hunter, Shetland Islands Council convener Malcolm Bell, Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael and Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart. It comes after the town hall was lit up red in the dark on […] Shetland News …



New leisure centre membership scheme proves popular as numbers more than double

MEMBERSHIP numbers at Shetland Recreational Trust have more than doubled after a new subscription model was introduced last week. Trust chief executive Steven Laidlaw said the launch has been “very successful” so far – and is hopefully encouraging more people to get healthy and fit at the charity’s network of leisure centres. The new MORE4Life […] Shetland News …


Tributes paid to Half Way House resident Lottie Robertson

TRIBUTES have been paid by one of the local groups opposing the Viking Energy wind farm to Lottie Robertson, the sole resident of the Half Way House, who has died aged 88. She was found by police officers at her home last Monday after concerns were raised. Living in one of Shetland’s most distinctive and […] Shetland News …