Mareel woes, trust troubles and a Slap in the face for HNP

• A music promoter who brought up Eddi Reader and the Blockheads says he can no longer work with Mareel.

• Shetland Leasing and Property is to start a legal challenge to have a marine engineering firm removed.

• The ambulance service has apologised after a man had to wait three hours for an ambulance.

• Plans for a new community cafe and soft play centre have fallen on hard times.

• Council leader Gary Robinson has been criticised over a letter he sent to charitable trust members.

• Well-known character, winch operator Kieran Murray, has left the isles.

• There are nine pages of Christmas greetings.

• And in sport, there are mixed fortunes for the AHS netball squad in the first round of Scottish Schools Cup.

All that, and much more, in this week’s Shetland Times.


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