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Daily Archives: July 7, 2008

Scott launches leadership campaign

Scott launches leadership campaign

07/07/2008, by in Public Affairs

TAVISH Scott has confirmed that he is standing for the vacant leadership of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.Mr Scott, who has been Shetland’s MSP since 1999, spent the weekend deliberating with family and friends over the decision before launching his bid on Monday lunchtime at the small boat h... Read more...

Man found dead in his home

Man found dead in his home

07/07/2008, by in News

A JOINER was found dead in his home at the weekend.The body of Robert Kay, 50, of Ackrigarth in Lerwick, was discovered on Sunday afternoon. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the sudden death.Mr Kay was recently convicted of beating his partner and narrowly escaped a l... Read more...

Victorious Shetland reclaim Stuart Cup

Victorious Shetland reclaim Stuart Cup

07/07/2008, by in Sport

SHETLAND convincingly reclaimed the Stuart Cup on Friday with a comfortable win in the pool over Orkney’s junior inter-county swimmers.The isles lost the trophy for the first time since the early 1990s in Kirkwall last year, but a huge turnaround in fortunes saw them claim victory this year by s... Read more...