27th August 2016
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Sunshine as Screenplay film festival is officially opened

• Brass band played at parade from Lerwick’s Market Cross to Mareel.

• Popular festival is celebrating its 10th birthday this year.

• Action began last night with screening of Nine Lives in Scalloway Public Hall.

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All dressed up from left John Haswell, Stuart Hubbard and Izzy Swanson get ready at the market cross for the launch of Screenplay. Photo:Dave Donaldson
All dressed up from left John Haswell, Stuart Hubbard and Izzy Swanson get ready at the market cross for the launch of Screenplay. Photo:Dave Donaldson

Spurs win back premier league after 5-0 defeat of Thistle

• Joe Leask notched a hat-trick in the first half for the winners.

• Scott Morrison strike and Callum Johnson own goal completed the scoring.

• Unfortunately no trophy for Spurs to receive after the match.

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Spurs' Joe Leask (on left) tackles Thistle's Garry Sutherland during last night's Premier League match at the Gilbertson Park. Photo: Kevin Jones
Spurs' Joe Leask (on left) tackles Thistle's Garry Sutherland during last night's Premier League match at the Gilbertson Park. Photo: Kevin Jones

White lines not repainted yet due to SIC cuts

• Large stretches of road have gone without markings.

• Budget cuts mean contractor cutback.

• Residents have voiced their concerns.

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Lerwick Town Hall Front
Lerwick Town Hall Front

Mother plans Mexico trip for pioneering treatment to help her lifelong MS battle

• She is ready for an emotional roller coaster.

• Risks are well worth taking, Jolene believes.

• Jolene has spent more than 30 years living with MS.

 

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Jolene Masson, 39, is planning a trip to Mexico for a £40,000 treatment which could help her battle with multiple sclerosis. Photo: Dave Donaldson
Jolene Masson, 39, is planning a trip to Mexico for a £40,000 treatment which could help her battle with multiple sclerosis. Photo: Dave Donaldson

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