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  • As you can hear in announcements, the Shetland Charitable Trust is holding a meeting on Wednesday for anyone interested in the Main Grant Scheme, the charity’s grant budget, to explain how it will work.

  • Saturday was Small Business Saturday and Beatrice Wishart used the occasion to encourage shoppers to buy local.

  • The global report from Climate Central has revealed parts of Scotland that could be flooded by rising sea levels within 30 years.

  • Jonathan Wills has said that his new book Seabirds and Seals, named after his decades long marine wildlife guide business, took 85 thousand miles to write, more than three times around the world.

  • The brand new 75 metre Whalsay pelagic vessel Charisma is to discharge its first catch at Selje, a very pretty town south-south-west of Ålesund in Norway.

  • Beatrice Wishart and Liam McArthur have criticised the Scottish government, claiming that the government is distorting its record on the Air Discount Scheme.

  • John Mundell, returning officer for the Orkney and Shetland constituency, has reminded people voting by post in Shetland that they must return their postal votes in time for next week’s general election count, which is held in Kirkwall.

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