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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 26, 2018

It is an environmentally-focused episode this week as Shetland Island's Councillor Ryan Thomson speaks about his campaign to encourage businesses to stop using single-use plastics.

Ryan explains to host Marjolein Robertson the dangers of plastics and the pair discuss different ways in which businesses and individuals can tackle this growing problem. 

Jan 18, 2018

From a young age Hylton has been spending his time on the sea in his Dad's fishing boat and also on the Aith Lifeboat, joining his dad, who was Coxwain for trips. Hylton has just retired from serving as Aith Lifeboat's Coxswain for 28 years and speaks to podcast host Marjolein about his service. 

Jan 11, 2018

Lewie Peterson, banjo player with  Vair and the Revellers talks to podcast host Marjolein Robertson about their upcoming gig at Celtic Connections.

He also talks about his time at university, involvement in Up-Helly-A' and his journey into music. 

Jan 4, 2018

Niki Thomson, originally from Bradford, moved to Shetland in the 1980s after originally travelling up for a holiday.

She has since worked as a warden in Noss as well as at Happy Hansel Primary School and the ASN Department at the Anderson High School.

A fan of yoga since the 1990s she now teaches it at the Aith Leisure Centre and talks to podcast host Marjolein about her interest in the discipline and the benefits it has on both your physical and mental health.

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