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Business / Fresh chapter for Sound Service Station as new owners take over

Sound Service Station in Lerwick. Photo: Shetland News

NEW owners are now in place at the Sound Service Station in Lerwick.

Ingrid and Ivan Moar, and Angie Layfield, have taken on the busy business after previous owners Jordan and Gemma Thomason sold it on.

It is a case of some familiar faces as Layfield has been the manager of the shop for nearly seven years, while Ingrid Moar has worked part-time there for more than five.

Ingrid Moar said continuity was key after taking on the business, with herself and Layfield set to run the shop and petrol station.

“We’re just going to carry it on as it is, so hopefully customers won’t really know any difference,” she told Shetland News.

The new owners – who had their first day on Friday – will also continue the shop’s focus on local produce.

Moar also runs the Ingrid’s garden plants business but may have to close that due to the new venture.

The team said they have “big shoes to fill” at Sound but said they wanted to thank the Thomasons for the opportunity to take on the business.

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