27th February 2017

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The Shetland Times Ltd is Shetland’s leading communications organisation. Founded in 1872 the company publishes the islands’ popular weekly newspaper The Shetland Times.

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Dialect proves to be a talking point

Dialect proves to be a talking point

1 comment, 12/09/2016, by in Features

Over the past four weeks Alastair Christie-Johnston, the co-author of Shetland Words, has been presenting a few of his favourites in The Shetland Times. Here we have compiled the first four words that have appeared in the newspaper's Dialect Dictionary column. Like all dialects, that used in Shetl... Read more...

Fire service called to incident at Gremista

Fire service called to incident at Gremista

08/09/2016, by in News

Five fire engines were called out to an incident at the Gremista Industrial Estate this morning.The local fire service was alerted to the situation at around 11.20am and five appliances attended the scene.There were 20 firefighters involved in the operation, using two hoses and ten sets of b... Read more...

Ferry service reduced

Ferry service reduced

0 comments, 06/09/2016, by in News

Ferry services on Yell Sound are being cut to a single vessel operation today following a technical fault this morning on the Daggri.Shetland Islands Council says the problem requires a replacement part to be sourced from the Scottish mainland. Ferry services on this route will continue to ... Read more...