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Daily Archives: December 8, 2008

Trustees put off windfarm cash decision

Trustees put off windfarm cash decision

08/12/2008, by in Public Affairs

Shetland Charitable Trust has deferred a decision on whether to approve £2.25 million towards the Viking Energy windfarm project because of concerns over a possible conflict of interest.The decision would essentially have reimbursed the SIC for its expenditure on the project – which proposes th... Read more...

Drug driver fined £2,000

Drug driver fined £2,000

08/12/2008, by in News

A drug addict who was so out of it while driving in Lerwick he did not notice the blue lights and siren of the police behind him was fined £2,000 at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday.Appearing from custody in handcuffs, unemployed Robert Goodlad, 20, of Hamnavoe, Burra, was also banned from driving... Read more...

Clickimin pool to open earlier at weekends

Clickimin pool to open earlier at weekends

08/12/2008, by in News

Going for a morning swim in Lerwick at the weekend will become easier after Shetland Recreational Trust decided to open the Clickimin swimming pool and health suite earlier.A three-month trial from January will see the pool open from 9.30am on Saturdays and Sundays instead of the current opening t... Read more...

Extra police patrols for festive season

Extra police patrols for festive season

08/12/2008, by in News

Extra police patrols will be out for the next four weeks looking for drivers under the influence of drink or drugs.The Festive Road Safety Campaign started on Monday and police are warning motorists that anyone committing a traffic offence will be breathalysed.Police wish to make motorists aware... Read more...

Security staff take man off airport apron

Security staff take man off airport apron

08/12/2008, by in News

Security staff removed a 29-year-old man from the apron area of Sumburgh Airport on Sunday afternoon.The man had made his way onto the area while a plane was waiting for clearance to take off.After being taken from the area he was detained by police and later transferred to the care of medical a... Read more...

Man who was over the limit caught speeding

Man who was over the limit caught speeding

08/12/2008, by in News

Police caught a young man drink driving and speeding just north of Lerwick in the early hours of Sunday morning.The 23-year-old was stopped on the A970 at around 3am. He had been driving at 88mph and was over the legal alcohol limit. A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal. Read more...

Vehicles collide on icy road

Vehicles collide on icy road

08/12/2008, by in News

Icy roads caused a two-vehicle crash at Tingwall on Saturday morning.A Land Rover Discovery pulling a trailer and driven by a 46-year-old man slid into the back of a Citroen Zsara with a 29-year old woman at the wheel at around 10.15am.There was extensive damage to both vehicles but neither driv... Read more...