24th April 2017

Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year George takes a bow

• Talented youngster George Spence was announced the Shetland Young Fiddler of the Year.

• He took the prize in front of a sell-out audience in Mareel.

• Anya Johnston won the Young Fiddler Senior title.

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Charitable trust attacked after voting to ratify reorgaisation

• Shetland Charitable Trustees voted overwhelmingly for a new constitution

• Councillor trustees will be reduced to four – if there are any at all

• Jonathan Wills said he will continue to campaign for democracy on the trust.

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‘Don’t back me,’ says Tory SIC ‘paper candidate’ for Lerwick North

• Conservative party comes under fire over incident

• Williamson ‘cock-up’ occurred after call from party

• Local Tory chairman defends practice



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WATCH: Local firm is on the crest of a wave with surf ride

• Surf ride prototype developed in Lerwick on behalf of Glasgow firm

• Compact size should prove useful for potential customers.

• Testing proved well worthwhile as staff enjoy a shot on machine.

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