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Daily Archives: February 4, 2013

New trustees for Shetland Arts

New trustees for Shetland Arts

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Shetland Arts has announced a trio of new trustees have joined its board. Board chairman Jim Johnston said Shetland Arts had been “inundated” with interest from many different individuals. The successful three are Steven Cheverton, Jill Franklin and Michael Palmer. Mr Johnston said the board h... Read more...

Woman in court accused of biting

Woman in court accused of biting

04/02/2013, by in News

A woman has appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of biting a man on the hand. Donna Paton, 47, of the town's Robertson Crescent was released on bail after appearing from custody on a charge alleging she caused injury by the assault. The incident is said to have taken place at her home address... Read more...

Severe gales prompt weather warning

Severe gales prompt weather warning

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The Met Office has issued a yellow "be aware" weather warning for Shetland – with severe gales predicted. Warnings are in place across Scotland. The Met Office warning for Orkney and Shetland states: "Gales will affect much of Scotland during Monday, with severe gales towards the north and west.... Read more...

Ferry cancelled

Ferry cancelled

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Stormy weather has resulted in the cancellation of Monday’s ferry sailing from Lerwick to Aberdeen. The 7pm sailing has been cancelled due to a forecast of storm force winds and very high seas around Fair Isle.  The northbound sailing from Aberdeen to Lerwick has been delayed. Hrossey is schedu... Read more...