19th September 2019
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Historic day as Lesley leads the way

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History will be made today as the first female Guizer Jarl Lesley Simpson grabs her axe and shield for this year’s SMUHA celebrations.

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FRONT PAGE (3)In other news in today’s Shetland Times:

– The chairman of the NHS Shetland board has sought to set the record straight on funding for the health service.

– A Vidlin home was destroyed in an overnight blaze

– Plans to build up to 400 homes on Staney Hill move a step closer

– The Voice Star Lisa Ward looks back on her time on the BBC hit show

In the arts pages we take a look at the County Drama Festival, Jeff Ampleford’s birthday bash and Dylan Moran’s stand-up show.

And in sport the Anderson High School netball team is through to the final of the Open Silver Scottish Schools Cup and Shetland football team coach Niall Bristow is confident ahead of his team’s semi-final cup clash.




About Adam Guest

Reporter for The Shetland Times. I have also worked as a senior news reporter at The Press and Journal, The Barnsley Chronicle and as a freelance reporter for The Doncaster Free Press. Alongside news reporting I specialise in music and sports journalism. Pork pie lover.

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