In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday, 15th October) edition of The Shetland Times:

  • A man who crashed into a house after a high-speed police chase and while five times over the drink-driving limit was jailed at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
  • SIC convener Malcolm Bell has confirmed he will not stand for re-election next year. He spoke about his time on the council, Viking Energy and autonomy this week.
  • NorthLink’s decision not to allow passengers to book shared cabins has been labelled an “absolute farce” – because passengers are being asked to sleep next to strangers in sleeping pods.
  • None of Shetland’s three theory test centres are ready for tests yet, eight weeks after the DVSA announced they would be opening them.
  • Roadshows will be held next month for folk to discuss fixed links with experts on the subject.
  • SPORT – Netball and indoor hockey will return this month, while last year’s darts season comes to an end and a Shetland men’s hockey team plays its first matches.


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