4th July 2015
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Reader on top form at Mareel

Eddi Reader and the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra were an effective combination last night, in what proved to be a popular JAWS festival event.The concert in Mareel came as part of the orchestra's twentieth anniversary celebrations, which are being marked with a tour of island communities. ... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
0 comments, 12/06/2015, by in News

In this week's Shetland Times:• Amenity, arts and recreational trusts are left seeking ways to plug significant funding gaps after Shetland Charitable Trust's decision to tighten its belt.• A Facebook campaign against "extortionate" air fares to and from Scottish isles have gained more t... Read more...

Man admits using glass in bar assault
08/06/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man has admitted hitting his assault victim on the head with a glass during a night out in a Lerwick pub.Graham Maconnachie, 43, whose address was given as Glasgow's Craigbo Court, overreacted when he was offended by comments made by the man during some bar-room banter.He acted in "the hea... Read more...