29th September 2016
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The Battle of Jutland, Relay for Life, and a burning yacht

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• Health chiefs are looking to recruit a consultant clinical psychologist as part of improvements to mental health services.

• Nine people have been rescued after a yacht caught fire to the west of mainland Shetland.

• More than 1,400 fundraisers pulled on their walking shoes to raise money for Relay for Life.

• The case for a cut in ferry fares has been brought before new islands minister, Humza Yousaf.

• Airline passenger Bob Parker is bumped off a flight to the isles at the end of 24 hours of travel.

• Councillors’ salaries are up, but expenses fall.

• A pro-EU politician challenges ‘misconceptions’ surrounding the UK’s relationship with the EU.

• Read our exclusive story about dementia patient Frances Chapman, who is still upbeat despite a shock diagnosis.

• The Swan Trust has been left with added financial burden after a crack developed in the vessel’s mizzen mast.

• Read our feature on the 60 isles sailors who fought at Jutland.

• Two pages on arts and entertainment, including a review of the Unthanks at Mareel.

• And in sport, Andrew Grant wins Shetland Triathlon Club’s annual Brae novice event.

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