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Special look for collecting sheet

Special look for collecting sheet

0 comments, 03/12/2016, by in News

It’s a special collecting sheet for next year’s Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ jarl-elect Lyall Gair, reflecting his job as a joiner.The budding Viking visited The Shetland Times office at Gremista with committee secretary Calum Grains on Monday, as part of their exercise to collect funds in aid of n... Read more...

Unpleasant attack (Catherine Moorehead)

Unpleasant attack (Catherine Moorehead)

05/02/2016, by in Readers' Views

I was a recent, first-time visitor to the Lerwick Up-Helly-A’. I thought it a most impressive, enjoyable, well-organised and exemplary, community-minded occasion.One aspect, however, jarred, and that was the unpleasant personal attack on MP Alistair Carmichael in the Guizer Jarl’s Proclamati... Read more...