Ferry fares frozen and the helicopter whips up a storm
• An incoming emergency helicopter caused a car window to be smashed and is believed to have hurled a parasol through the air.
• Ferry fares have been frozen by the Scottish government, with the Transport Minister heralding the move during a visit.
• Three lasses from Quarff have spoken of their delight after starring in a fashion shoot for a luxury British fashion house.
• A turf-cutting ceremony has been held for the long-awaited new Eric Gray Centre.
• Walls Bakery has moved into new ownership with an American businessman taking over.
• Over £6,000 has been raised by a cancer charity swim from Nesting to Whalsay.
• Read Helen Robertson’s feature on a Whalsay display which shows how Fair Isle patterns have stood the test of time.
• See words and pictures on the Sandwick fun day.
• And catch our seven-page Landwise feature, highlighting all the latest in farming and crofting.