Fairer deal for students, a warship visit and music galore

A fairer deal for students, a war ship visit and music galore in this week’s Shetland Times.

• College tuition should be prioritised over head office spending to spare local colleges from a 30 per cent cut to course budgets, isles MSP Tavish Scott has said.

• We take a tour around Royal Navy vessel HMS Somerset.

• The Maritime and Coastguard Agency is looking to recruit more rescue officers.

• A group of volunteers is back in Shetland after a taking a detour through Belgium to ensure their efforts to deliver aid to refugees in Calais camps were not thwarted.

• An unusual wedding is recalled at this year’s bikers’ rally.

• Top shopping tips are shared in our Shopping Week feature.

• And in this month’s Music Matters Nashville songstress Gretchen Peters gets an isles recommendation



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