Musical triumph celebrated in this week’s Shetland Times

Two female flute players from Sandwick Junior high School scooped the titles of Junior and Senior Young Musician of the Year on Wednesday night.

The Shetland Times, Friday 20th March, 2015.
The Shetland Times, Friday 20th March, 2015.

The smiling faces of Rebecca Kerr and Keira Munro are included on the front page of today’s Shetland Times, with full coverage of the Schools Music Festival inside.

Other top stories include:

• A 39-year-old woman jailed for 46 weeks because of her involvement in supplying heroin;

• The Shetland office of the Fishermen’s Mission has been praised by the organisation’s chief executive during a visit to the isles;

• Councillors have poured cold water on a Sustainable Shetland bid to have the Viking Energy Windfarm debated in the council chamber;

• A fund in memory of a 14-month-old who died in 1999 has paid out thousands of pounds in grants to  improve care for sick children.

There’s also four pages of SMUHA coverage.

In sport there are reports from the under-18 badminton inter-county, the Shetland football team is through to its first final since entering North Caledonian League knockout competitions and the women’s hockey team is preparing for its semi-final challenge.

Plus lots more in this week’s Shetland Times.


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