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Exercise in Bressay Sound
0 comments, 21/09/2014, by in News

Shetland Coastguard led a two-yearly "live" exercise this morning (Sunday), together with SIC ferries, Lerwick lifeboat and Lerwick Harbour boats. The exercise saw the ferry Leirna break down in Bressay Sound and two people fall into the water. Lerwick lifeboat was tasked to go to the scene, togeth... Read more...

Viking talk
0 comments, 12/09/2014, by in News

Maritime historian Graham Anthony will be visiting Shetland this week to give a talk about Vikings and their settlements in Unst. According to Mr Anthony, the Vikings found the isle very much to their liking. His talk, which will have the title Vikings, Warriors on Land and Sea, will take place in ... Read more...

Shed fire in Scalloway
0 comments, 09/08/2014, by in News

Firefighters were called to a fire in a shed at Sycamore Avenue, Scalloway, in the early hours of Saturday. One fire appliance from Scalloway went to the scene shortly before 3am, and two sets of breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet were used to put out the fire. Read more...