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Daily Archives: June 23, 2008

Hundreds of passengers affected by Sumburgh strike

Hundreds of passengers affected by Sumburgh strike

23/06/2008, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORHUNDREDS of air passengers booked on to scheduled flights were left in the lurch when workers at Sumburgh Airport went on strike on Monday.The skies above the airport fell silent when members of the public services union, Unite, working at HIAL's airports as fire fighters and e... Read more...

Taste of Shetland reveller refused bail

Taste of Shetland reveller refused bail

23/06/2008, by in News

A MAN who struggled with police officers during the weekend's Taste of Shetland event at Victoria Pier pleaded for bail when he stood in the dock on Monday.But Ross Gordon Lowe, 19, of Lerwick's Hoofields, was remanded in custody when Sheriff Graeme Napier deferred sentence for reports.Lowe admi... Read more...

Late goal gives Shetland merited victory

Late goal gives Shetland merited victory

23/06/2008, by in Sport

Shetland 2, Deveronvale 1A LATE goal from young Whalsay forward Ross Irvine was enough to give Shetland's footballers a narrow, but just about merited, victory over Deveronvale on Saturday afternoon.It was only in the closing stages that the game threatened to set the pulses racing, with Dev... Read more...