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Daily Archives: January 26, 2009

Fisherman suffered crushed finger

Fisherman suffered crushed finger

26/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A crewman on the fishing boat Prolific was injured 100 miles north-east of Lerwick at the weekend when a piece of equipment crushed part of the index finger on his left hand.The man was treated on board the vessel, which maintained a radio link with medical staff at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary who ad... Read more...

Man remanded over dishonesty charges

Man remanded over dishonesty charges

26/01/2009, by in News

A man appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday facing a number of charges of dishonesty.Andrew Gibson, 30, of Hoofields, Lerwick, appeared from custody on petition. He made no plea or declaration, was committed for further examination and was remanded in custody. Read more...

Whalsay and Kinetics win out in netball matches

Whalsay and Kinetics win out in netball matches

26/01/2009, by in Sport

Whalsay took a big step in the quest for another first division netball title by defeating second-placed Kiwis at the weekend. Kinetics, meanwhile, began their campaign with a good win over Challengers.Division OneWhalsay 28, Kiwis 23 Whalsay were first to settle with consistently accurate shoot... Read more...

Man assaulted outside bank

Man assaulted outside bank

26/01/2009, by in News

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted outside the Lloyds TSB building in Lerwick at the weekend.The 47-year-old was hit over the head with an unknown object at around 10.30 on Saturday night. He was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital for observation. Police are asking witn... Read more...

Green-fingered entrepreneur plans garden centre

Green-fingered entrepreneur plans garden centre

26/01/2009, by in News

A woman whose plans to set up a garden centre at her home were scotched by councillors is having a second stab at establishing her new business venture, but this time in a more suitable location.Lerwick woman Ingrid Moar has applied to the council's planning department to develop a centre from scr... Read more...

Second win on trot for rugby side

Second win on trot for rugby side

26/01/2009, by in Sport

Shetland's rugby squad secured a second successive win in the Caledonia Regional League Division II when they visited Peterhead at the weekend. The score was Peterhead 15, Shetland 36.Shetland kicked off and the opening exchanges were very scrappy with neither team really taking control of the bal... Read more...