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Daily Archives: February 11, 2009

Seven-year ban for drink driver

Seven-year ban for drink driver

11/02/2009, by in News

A Bigton man described in court as having a drink problem was banned from driving for seven years when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.George Sutherland, 50, of Parkhead, Ireland, was found guilty after a trial to driving a van on the A970 between Sumburgh and Scatness and on the... Read more...

Schools closed again as cold weather persists

Schools closed again as cold weather persists

11/02/2009, by in News

The snowy weather caused more disruption on Wednesday with almost all county schools closed and flights out of Sumburgh affected by short delays.The Brae, Aith, Baltasound, Mid Yell, Burravoe, Cullivoe, Fetlar, Foula, Hamnavoe, Happy Hansel, Cunningsburgh, Mossbank, North Roe, Ollaberry, Sandness,... Read more...