In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday, 4th February) edition of The Shetland Times:

  • EXCLUSIVE – Local fishermen have called for a “level playing field” after a French-flagged fishing boat was photographed unloading its catch unchecked into the back of a Spanish lorry. Marine Scotland said there were “no issues” with the landing.
  • New area commander Stuart Clemenson said the police will look to carry out more checks onboard the NorthLink ferries in their efforts to limit drugs coming into the isles.
  • The Relay for Life looks set to return to an in-person event in May. Chairman Martin Henderson said they were in the “initial stages” of planning an event that would be “as normal within the guidelines” as possible.
  • EXCLUSIVE – A grieving woman is calling for a tightening of controls around over-the-counter painkillers following the tragic death in Ireland of her younger sister.
  • SPORT – There’s reports from the return of indoor hockey and netball, as well as badminton, swimming and cross-country running.


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