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Another gold and two silver for Shetland in the Island Games

Shetland has won another gold and two silver in the Island Games in Jersey. The gold was in the athletics in the women’s 4x100 metres relay, with Faye Cox, Kristi Grant, Sophie Moar and Tamar Moncrieff. One silver was in athletics in the women’s 5000 metres, won by Katie Bristow. The other silver was in the badminton mixed doubles, won by Gordon Keith and Shona Mackay. However the Shetland football team missed out on a bronze by losing 1-0 to Menorca. Other news The measures taken by the white fish fleet in Scotland, including the Shetland vessels, to conserve stocks have been credited for an improvement in fish stocks, mainly in the northern North Sea. The latest publication of weekly accident and emergency statistics shows that NHS Shetland is continuing to do well. The lightning that affected Shetland yesterday and earlier today has now drifted well clear of Shetland. The Sea Shepherd vessel, Sam Simon, has put off it visit to Faroe indefinitely. The Sam Simon was in Lerwick harbour for three days last week. SIBC on radio, on app, on mobile and on listen-live