Shetland Lives / A lifetime at seaRetired skippers John Arthur Irvine and Willie Williamson have more than 100 years of fishing between them. Both played a key role in progressing Whalsay’s pelagic fishing industry to what it is today. Here they share some of their stories with Chloe Irvine.
Shetland Lives / From Brighton to Brae for rock musician who enjoyed chart success in 90s‘There’s been a lot of history of great music in Shetland, so if I could link that up with a bit of Brighton, that would be good fun’, guitarist and music educator Bruce Dickinson says after moving north
Shetland Lives / Anita aims to make it three in a row with next fundraising challenge
Shetland Lives / ‘I couldn’t be luckier’: broadcaster Sutherland on journey from Shetland to Sportscene
Shetland Lives / ‘We just want to be treated equally and respectfully’One of the many folk who took part in the recent Shetland Staands wi Black Lives Matter event was 83-year-old William Hopkins from Bigton, who was raised in the US and was involved in civil rights marches. Here he and his daughter Yvette share what the movement means to them.
Shetland Lives / Putting Northmavine on the map
Shetland Lives / No place like home for far-travelled White
Shetland Lives / Living the dream: Clive the ‘music man’ looks back 40 years after opening first record shop
Shetland Lives / Goodbye to Jane: Moncrieff bows out from local radioShetland’s last female news journalist retires
Features / Woodstock 50 years on: ‘People can pull together’FIFTY years ago, Skeld resident Debbie Hammond and five friends headed off on a special journey. In the second part of our Woodstock feature Debbie tells Peter Johnson how five years after the ultimate music festival she found herself in Papa Stour.
Shetland Lives / Woodstock 50 years on: An experience beyond beliefFifty years ago, Skeld resident Debbie Hammond and five friends headed off on a special journey. In this two-part feature she tells Shetland News reporter Peter Johnson how that weekend of peace and music was to change her life and open up a new world of experience.
Shetland Lives / Eamonn Watt: Drum tutor by day, Virtual Conductor by nightWith nine albums and over 100 songs released in seven years, the prolific musician has found contentment in composing on the computer
Shetland Lives / Tavish: ‘I will not miss Edinburgh politics’As former Shetland MSP Tavish Scott prepares for a ‘quieter’ life at Scottish Rugby, he spends a Friday afternoon with Shetland News editor Hans J Marter for one last big interview with the local media.
Shetland Lives / Award-winning South African novelist gives NHS Shetland a voiceIn 2017, novelist Carol Campbell left her home in South Africa to begin a new chapter in Shetland. She shared her fascinating story with Genevieve White.
Shetland Lives / Special year for Nicolsons as third brother picks up jarl mantle2019 Lerwick Up Helly Aa under way – regular updates throughout the day
Features / Long serving Smith reflects on his time in ambulance and police uniformsFormer boss of the Scottish Ambulance Service in Shetland and police special constable Peter Smith retired recently having clocked up a staggering 76 years of combined duty to the two emergency service organisations.
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