10th October 2015
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UnstFest shortlisted for community project of the year 

  • UnstFest through to competition final
  • Event shortlisted as community project of the year
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Autonomy group set to launch next week

• Wir Shetland wants similar powers to overseas territories.

• Group is led by former Shetland resident John Tulloch.

• Councillors Henderson, Manson and Westlake on board.

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Andrea Manson
Andrea Manson

Autonomy, pony vandalism and shellfish troubles in this week’s Shetland Times.

• A campaign group looking for self-governing powers for Shetland is launching next week.

• Shellfishermen have held a “vote of no confidence” in the board of Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation.

• A riding school owner is  “very confused” after finding two ponies’ manes hacked.

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Council urges trust to ‘think again’ on cuts

  • Council on course to support leisure and community activities
  • Trust to be urged to U-turn on grant cuts
  • £80,000 will be available for groups if measure passed
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Shetland Charitable Trust Sign
Shetland Charitable Trust Sign
Spurs defeated 2-1 by Celtic
A minister, a menace and an acrobatic wonder in this week’s Shetland Times

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  • Shetland and the Great War
    Shetland and the Great War

    COMING SOON Based on extensive research this book gives new insight into the impact of the Great War on Shetland. View More…

  • A Photographic Guide to Shetland’s Geology
    A Photographic Guide to Shetland’s Geology

    The landscape of Shetland, its hills and beaches, cliffs and stacks, are not only places of extraordinary beauty but have locked up within them secrets from an ancient past. View More…

  • Sea-Girt Vigil
    Sea-Girt Vigil

    A stunning recreation of seventh-century Shetland, following a group of Pilgrims to the island of Yell, on a physical and spiritual voyage. A celebration of those who first brought Christianity to these isles. View More…

  • Legacy of Shetland Lace
    Legacy of Shetland Lace

    21 stunning projects. While some are strictly traditional others are modernised and the patterns featured have designs planned for all levels of skill and experience. Recently reprinted. View More…

  • Mirds o Wirds
    Mirds o Wirds

    Bestselling pocket sized collection of Shetland words with English meanings. Recently reprinted. View More…