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Daily Archives: November 18, 2008

Helicopter loan criticised

Helicopter loan criticised

18/11/2008, by in News

A SPAT has broken out following a decision by the Maritime Coastguard Agency to temporarily withdraw Shetland's back-up rescue helicopter.Normally two aircraft provide search and rescue services for the isles. However, a decision on Friday to pinch the back up Rescue 103 helicopter to provide temp... Read more...

Driving restriction imposed

Driving restriction imposed

18/11/2008, by in News

A MAN who denied driving a car while unfit through drink or drugs will go to trial next month.Peter John Henderson, 27, of Kalliness, Weisdale, appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday and pleaded not guilty to the offence, alleged to have taken place at Morrison Dock in Lerwick th... Read more...

Man fought at police station

Man fought at police station

18/11/2008, by in News

A DRINKING session on Sunday led to a night in the cells for a Lerwick man, who appeared from custody at the town's sheriff court on Monday.Magnus James Stove, 36, of Sandveien, pleaded guilty to shouting, swearing and struggling violently with police at Lerwick Police Station. He had been arreste... Read more...

Education conference at museum

Education conference at museum

THE FIRST conference on Moving Image in Education will be held on Friday in the Shetland Museum.The conference is a joint initiative by the SIC in partnership with Shetland Arts and will feature a number of presentations.As well as representatives from schools there will be a presentation from M... Read more...