5th May 2016
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New high school will be a ‘different world’ for pupils

• The new Anderson High School will represent a “different world” to youngsters, according to its project director.

• Last month the final level of concrete for the fourth floor was poured as the building takes shape.

• Director Mark Clarke is confident the project will be completed on time.

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The Anderson High School project at Clickimin.
The Anderson High School project at Clickimin.

Community council backs calls for consultation over SCT reform

• Lerwick Community Council has supported calls for the public to be consulted over changes to the make-up of Shetland Charitable Trust.

• Conundrum over the trust’s constitution was raised by the organisation’s vice-chairman, Jonathan Wills.

• He wants public to be able to give their views before a decision is made.

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Shetland Charitable Trust Sign
Shetland Charitable Trust Sign

Sheesham and Lotus & Son cap a night of great Carnegie entertainment

• Folk festival continued in fine swing by hosting a night full of great music at the Carnegie Hall.

• Sheesham and Lotus & Sons end the night in great style.

• Earlier Kris Drever and tee Alan Kelly Gang had given strong performances

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Sheesham Lotus & Sons were a hit at the Carnegie Hall on Saturday night. Photo: Dave Donaldson
Sheesham Lotus & Sons were a hit at the Carnegie Hall on Saturday night. Photo: Dave Donaldson

Scottish musicians star at Folk Festival’s Spangin’ Spree

• Scottish musicians were the star of the show at Friday night’s Scots On Da Rock – Spangin’ Spree Folk Festival concert in Clickimin.

• Dancing and merriment was a guarantee from the offset with three lively visiting acts on the bill and one very special Shetland supergroup.

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