5th September 2015
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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 21/08/2015, by in Features, Sport

Merchant – a coach who left his mark on manyNews this week of the death of former professional footballer George Merchant will rekindle fond memories of many Shetland youngsters who played the game in the 1950s.Merchant, who was later to be a regular visitor to the isles through his jo... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 20/07/2015, by in Features, Sport

The Shetland Times relies very much on contributed copy for a large part of this newspaper, whether it be letters to the editor, details of events or, especially on these pages, sports reports.With that in mind it is very unfortunate that this season we have been unable to bring you consistent i... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
17/07/2015, by in Features, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:• MSP Tavish Scott’s call for an inquiry over Hrossey near miss is turned down by the MAIB.• The Licensing Board has agreed to include extra measures to combat the sale of “legal highs”.• Pianist Violet Tulloch is the latest isles musician to b... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
10/07/2015, by in Features, Headlines, News

In this week's Shetland TimesA date is set for a legal debate into whether Alistair Carmichael should continue as isles MP.Bixter Health Centre is to be taken over by operators of the Scalloway surgery.The Scottish government has voiced a commitment to securing lower island air fares, ca... Read more...