In this week’s Shetland Times

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

  • Blast off for SaxaVord Spaceport – a round-up of the exciting plans and all the reaction.
  • The “love compassion and generosity” of Shetlanders has once again shone through, after three separate fundraisers for those suffering in Ukraine raised almost £7,500 within days.
  • HARBOUR VOICE: Six pages of all the latest from the commercial heart of Lerwick.
  • Hjaltland’s North Staneyhill housing development has stalled – after no contractors could be found to build it.
  • SSEN has submitted plans to the Scottish government for a network of powerlines to connect Shetland to the mainland network for the first time.
  • A seven-day trial stemming from neighbours’ dispute over dog mess concluded with a “not proven” verdict.
  • A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase 600-acre Brindister Farm, which has been in the ownership of the same family for over 200 years.
  • One of the greatest adventurers in history, Sir Ernest Shackleton, died 100 years ago. His six pallbearers were Shetlanders. Discover the amazing story of their involvement.
  • SPORT – New Revolution carry on fine league form with crushing wins over Frankies and Filsket.

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