In this week’s Shetland Times

In today’s (Friday, 3rd May) edition of The Shetland Times:

  • EXCLUSIVE – A dog-lover saved an abandoned pup just minutes before it was put down.
  • The 2024 Shetland Folk Festival gets under way.
  • EXCLUSIVE – Skerries residents make the case for the island to get its own fixed links.
  • Fears have been raised about job losses at a major isles firm.
  • The Lerwick Boating Club takes on a new commodore, believed to be its youngest ever.
  • Get ready for summer with our Gardening and Outdoor DIY feature.
  • SPORT – The Shetland ladies hockey team prepare for their Scottish District Cup final.


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