8th December 2016
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Man rescued from fishing boat

Man rescued from fishing boat

A fisherman's boat sank in waters between Sumburgh and Fair Isle - just as he was being airlifted from his liferaft by the coastguard helicopter.The man, who did not need medical attention, was the sole occupant of the 32-foot Hope III, which began taking on water as she sailed 11 miles south-so... Read more...

Man admits grabbing woman’s throat

Man admits grabbing woman’s throat

04/07/2016, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after assaulting his former partner and breaching a non-harassment order.Darren Robertson admitted grabbing the woman by the throat, pushing her and presenting a knife at her at an address in Yell on 15th May.The 48-year-old, of Clingra Park, Camb, Mid Yel... Read more...