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Daily Archives: August 19, 2011

Fifth album from isles songstress

Fifth album from isles songstress

Pulse, CD by Astrid Williamson. One Little Indian Records.There are those in the arts and media who exploit their Shetland connections, whether deep-rooted or recently acquired, but it could not be said of Astrid, despite growing up in the islands until her early teens and having a Shetland fath... Read more...

Recreational drug overdoses are relatively few

Recreational drug overdoses are relatively few

19/08/2011, by in News

Only one person a month was taken to hospital in Shetland after overdosing on recreational drugs last year, despite a well-established heroin scene in the islands which cost two lives in 2010. In fact, the vast majority of islanders who passed through the Gilbert Bain’s accident and emergency dep... Read more...