In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday, 10th June) edition of The Shetland Times:

  • NorthLink’s freight and ferry performance has been damned as “unacceptable” by the SIC’s head of transport. Michael Craigie said it could Shetland a less attractive place to live and visit.
  • A cancer survivor is visiting 68 Scottish islands – while also cycling 2,022 miles for Blood Cancer UK. John Dirom, from Stenhousemuir, is crossing off islands in Shetland while simultaneously cycling to raise money.
  • A ceremony was held at the Lerwick observatory to mark its centenary – a year after its 100th anniversary.
  • There’s pictures and coverage from the Aith lifeboat gala, Classic Car show and Peerie Jubilee celebrations at the street.
  • SPORT – Shetland retained the Stuart Cup after a battling win over rivals Orkney in Kirkwall.
  • SPORT – Plus there’s coverage of the Madrid Cup quarter-finals, hockey league, novice triathlon, Endeavour Shield, golf, angling and bowls.


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