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Daily Archives: June 30, 2008

Sumburgh strike averted

Sumburgh strike averted

30/06/2008, by in News

TALKS aimed at averting further strike action at Sumburgh Airport have apparently paid off.Meetings between HIAL management and members of the public services union Unite took place on Monday to prevent a repeat of last week's industrial action.Around 500 passengers hoping to fly either from or ... Read more...

Drink driver told he faces prison

Drink driver told he faces prison

30/06/2008, by in News

A MAN who drove while almost five times over the alcohol limit was warned he faced a possible custodial sentence when he appeared in the dock on Monday.Raymond Stephen Tulloch, 47, of Bressay, admitted driving in the early hours of Sunday morning with 172 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres... Read more...

Bail for man who assaulted woman

Bail for man who assaulted woman

30/06/2008, by in News

A MAN who assaulted a woman so badly she was taken to hospital for treatment appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday.Christopher Laurenson, 31, whose address was given in court as a house in the town's Braefield, admitted assaulting a woman on Saturday by repeatedly punching her, ... Read more...

Man found dead in Burra

Man found dead in Burra

30/06/2008, by in News

A 47-YEAR-OLD man was found dead in the sea near East Burra on Monday.Jonathan Scott Williamson's body was discovered by police, assisted by Shetland Coastguard.Mr Williamson had been reported missing in the early hours of Sunday morning after leaving his Bridge End home.A police spokesman sai... Read more...