25th September 2018

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Local firm claims construction giant Morrison has failed to pay £1.8 million for high school work

• Official opening of the new Anderson High School has been marred by a protest from a disgruntled contractor who claims to have been left almost £2 million out of pocket

• SQC’s MD parked a large van before a plaque which was officially unveiled by the Scottish government’s education secretary, John Swinney

• He says firm is considering launching legal action against Morrison’s

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Major gas find is welcomed

• News of a major gas discovery west of Shetland has been welcomed

• Tavish Scott has spoken after Total announced the find on the Glendranach project

• MSP says discovery should be a ‘very positive news’ for the workforce at the plant with the potential for further staff to be taken on

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Wool week guests urged to find inspiration in natural colours

• Shetland Wool Week 2018 was launched on Sunday night in its new venue, the Anderson High School.

• Enthusiasts from all over the world gathered to celebrate all things woolly.

• Patron Elizabeth Johnston welcomed visitors and urged them to study the changing colours of nature.

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Coxswain to take part in maritime rescue exchange in Oslo

• Lerwick Lifeboat coxswain Darren Harcus will be taking part in a lifeboat crew exchange in Oslo

• Event is organised through the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)

• The week-long programme of activities will be hosted by the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue

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