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Daily Archives: December 19, 2012

Warning over legal highs

Warning over legal highs

2 comments, 19/12/2012, by in News

Drugs workers have warned festive revellers of the dangers of consuming "legal" and illegal drugs. To coincide with the party season Shetland Alcohol and Drug Partnership has issued as series of 'keep safe' messages. The Community Alcohol and Drugs Services Shetland is particularly concerned about... Read more...

Ferry to sail early

Ferry to sail early

0 comments, 19/12/2012, by in News

Due to forecast gales NorthLink ferry Hjaltland will leave Lerwick at 1pm today sailing for Kirkwall and Aberdeen.This replaces the scheduled 5.30pm service. The ferry is expected to arrive into Kirkwall at 6pm, leaving at 7pm for Aberdeen. Arrival into Aberdeen is expected to be 7am as normal b... Read more...

Cuts to cod quota scrapped

Cuts to cod quota scrapped

Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael has welcomed news that the UK government has blocked automatic cuts to the cod quota and days at sea allowances during annual fisheries talks in Brussels. Under the terms of the Cod Recovery Plan, fishermen from the Isles faced sizeable cuts in the number of days the... Read more...