29th May 2015
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Varied lineup warmly welcomed at Mareel

A good humoured Mareel audience were treated to an eclectic gig of high quality music last night with five acts from around the globe proving that the Folk Festival can still bring diversity to the musical table.Kicking off were the excellent Freda Leask and Shoormal, who surely should have been... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
01/05/2015, by in Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:•Difficult questions are asked of the Scottish government following claims the bid by the publicly-owned NorthLink Ferries to run the lifeline ferry service undercut Serco.•A man has been named locally following a devastating house fire in Clousta in the e... Read more...

Man dies in house fire

Police this afternoon confirmed that a man died in a house fire at Clousta in the early hours of this morning. Police and the fire brigade will be launching a joint investigation following the fatality at the house at Skeotaing, near Noonsbrough. Eighteen firemen along with fire engines from Bixte... Read more...