In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday, 31st March) edition of The Shetland Times:

  • Exclusive – New Life Church believed the council building they were looking to acquire was worth £100,000 – before they picked it up for £1.
  • Energy chiefs have announced plans to harness 30GW of power from floating windfarms around Shetland, the equivalent of 60 Viking windfarms.
  • Promote Shetland has defended its livestream from the South Mainland Up-Helly-A’, with commentator Tom Morton blaming “weather, theft and illness” for issues.
  • A problem Viking borrow pit will be capped off next month, SSE has insisted, after delays caused by snow.
  • Politicians and business leaders provide a list of demands for new First Minister Humza Yousaf.
  • SPORT – Shetland has become the table cricket champions of Scotland, but there was disappointment in two inter-counties.


Add Your Comment

Add Your Comment

Please note, it is the policy of The Shetland Times to publish comments and letters from named individuals only. Both forename and surname are required.

Comments are moderated. Contributors must observe normal standards of decency and tolerance for the opinions of others.

The views expressed are those of contributors and not of The Shetland Times.

The Shetland Times reserves the right to decline or remove any contribution without notice or stating reason.

Comments are limited to 200 words but please email longer articles or letters to for consideration and include a daytime telephone number and your address. If emailing information in confidence please put "Not for publication" in both the subject line and at the top of the main message.

200 words left

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Get Latest News in Your Inbox

Join the The Shetland Times mailing list to get one daily email update at midday on what's happening in Shetland.