24th November 2017

WATCH: Community hero Sharon flying high

• Fundraiser Sharon has her name on a jet plane

• Friends and family celebrate special day at Sumburgh.

• Cheaper flights welcomed at Flybe public meeting.

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Ofgem U-turn, primary school worries and rescuer’s bravery in this week’s Shetland Times

Ditching of plans to deliver electricity to the isles through a 260km subsea cable have been welcomed by isles politicians.

• Isles MSP believes a new primary school should be built in Lerwick as the town grows.

• The SIC is refusing to be drawn on the likely cost of preparing the old Anderson High School site before building begins.

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Power station closure postponed after Ofgem makes U-turn on subsea cable

• Regulator says two ‘major developments’ led rethink.

• Lerwick site will now stay operational until at least 2025.

• Ofgem rejects 60MW subsea cable plan.

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Jail for man after ‘disturbing’ spate of sexual touching offences

• Man sentenced to 20 months in prison for a string of “disturbing” sexual assaults.

• Spate of offences included touching women’s buttocks in public.

• Investigation uncovered “over 7,000 videos of concern over a period of three years”

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