27th May 2015
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Time up for music club
29 comments, 17/05/2015, by in News

The Saturday Morning Music Club which has been running at the Anderson High School for 20 years held its final session yesterday.The event was marked with a concert and coffee morning.Conductor Alan Gifford cited the departure of fellow teacher Feri Bartai and a reduction in the number of pu... Read more...

Collision in Voe
16/05/2015, by in News

Firefighters were called to a two vehicle RTC in Voe last night.Two fire engines from Brae and one from Lerwick were called to the incident in Bankhaven at around 8.40pm.The fire service said firecrews gave first aid to a man in his late sixties/early seventies before the arrival of the ambu... Read more...

Urquhart backs local papers
15/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

Independent Highlands and Islands MSP Jean Urquhart has called for greater diversity and accountability of the national media, and stressed the importance of well-supported local newspapers.Ms Urquhart led a Scottish Parliament debate on the role of the media in society and democracy this week. ... Read more...