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Community / Jarl’s squad will be raven around on their big day at Northmavine
Council / Extra hour for hop night at Brae Hall
Letters / Anti-suffrage
Community / A ‘real family occasion’ for fourth generation Uyeasound jarl Andrew
Community / Bell has ‘no issue’ with women playing ‘equal part in all aspects’ of Up Helly Aa
Updated Nesting and Girlsta ready for fiery celebration
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Community / Interest rekindled in idea of wider Viking festivalAmenity Trust chief questions if more can be done to create a ‘week-long reason to come’ to Shetland for the Lerwick Up Helly Aa
Community / Cruise ship to call into Lerwick for Up Helly Aa
Community / Updated: Fiery celebrations climax with spectacular torch-lit procession
Business / Up Helly Aa food and drink market to return
Letters / Female Viking warrior found in Norway
Arts / Garrison to host music on Up Helly Aa day
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News round-up / Local authority funding campaign launched, UHA breakfast gets licensing extension, new multi-journey ferry ticket
Updated Updated with photos from the procession and burning: Jarl Martin in charge of first fire festival of the season
Council / Review being carried out into street trading licence conditionsLicensing committee also approved extra hour for Northmavine Up Helly Aa hop night
News round-up / Ferry to depart early, Up Helly Aa goes academic, women’s aid legal aid project and apprenticeships celebrated
Community / Guizer jarl praises ‘positive impact’ of squad life after raising cash for mental health charity
Community / Junior Up Helly Aa opens to boys outside Lerwick
Community / Up Helly Aa features on Lonely Planet’s ultimate UK travel list
Community / UHA campaigners at loggerheads with council again
News round-up / Up Helly Aa stamp, cuts to lifeline services, women’s aid look for a treasurer and creativity camp
Community / Local causes receive SMUHA cash boost
Letters / Time for a change again (Up Helly Aa)
Campaign group responds to SIC Up Helly Aa statement
Council / SIC says its Up Helly Aa involvement does not breach equality law
News round-up / College performs well, outdoor access consultation, beer festival returns, Up Helly Aa flights
Viewpoint / Everyone is entitled to equal rightsI often delight in boring my students with the unique social, cultural and political status of Shetland, but the debate around (Lerwick) Up Helly Aa leaves me feeling ashamed, writes former Brae resident Karl Johnson.
Letters / Preparing for the future in a changing world (Up Helly Aa)
Viewpoint / Women are a major part of Up Helly Aa‘We are not adverse to change because of gender issues. We oppose it because Up Helly Aa is part of our culture and heritage and we love it the way it is’, writes Linda Hughson.
Community / MSP describes exclusion of women and girls from Up Helly Aas as ‘indefensible’ and ‘harmful’
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