In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday 19th November) Shetland Times

  • A single mum fears “lifeline” services provided to her son could be jeopardised by care centralisation plans.
  • Silence falls for people to pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
  • The new library is formally opened.
  • The chairman of the council’s education and families committee has apologised after an MSYP said his school failed to pick up his dyslexia.
  • Concerns have arisen that demands for new head teachers to take a formal qualification could hamper efforts to recruit.
  • A woman swimming in the sea every day this month says money raised for Cancer Research UK has been “overwhelming”.
  • An event is being held to encourage more women to consider a life in local politics.
  • SPORT – A ‘C’ league could be formed for the 2023 football season, if a new proposal is approved.


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