Fears for Skerries and a world’s first in this week’s Shetland Times

Fears for Skerries, a world’s first and soulful cameo from Richard Hawley in this week’s Shetland Times.

• Skerries Primary School has been mothballed following the departure of its only pupil from the isle earlier in the summer.

• The world’s first “array” of tidal generators supplying power to the electricity grid has been installed in Bluemull Sound.

• SIC councillors bar the public from a debate on the future of Promote Shetland.

• Metal fans enjoy a mixture of heavy sounds and funky riffs at this year’s Buffet festival.

• We have a round of this year’s Screenplay festival including a review of Sheffield crooner Richard Hawley’s gig at Mareel.

• In sport mystery surrounds football resignations as county bosses leave after just a year.



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