22nd September 2018

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Coxswain to take part in maritime rescue exchange in Oslo

• Lerwick Lifeboat coxswain Darren Harcus will be taking part in a lifeboat crew exchange in Oslo

• Event is organised through the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF)

• The week-long programme of activities will be hosted by the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue

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MSP Tavish Scott appointed director of Shetland Space Centre

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has been appointed a director of Shetland Space Centre.

The company is behind plans to build a space centre in Unst.

MSP is one of several new directors according to papers on Companies House website.

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Aith school to reopen

• Shetland Islands Council have completed repairs at Aith Junior High School

• School will open again to pupils tomorrow

• Underground heating oil pipe has been replaced and the heating system has been tested

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Aith Junior High to remain closed tomorrow after oil leak

• Aith Junior High School will be closed to pupils and staff throughout tomorrow

• It follows an incident where heating oil leaked into the ground

• Estate operations and roads staff are currently on site to identify and contain the source of the leak

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