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Cameron comes to isles

The Prime Minister arrived in Shetland for a two-day visit this afternoon – making him the first UK leader to visit the isles in 34 years. David Cameron's arrival comes ahead of a drinks reception at the town hall in Lerwick this evening, where he will make an announcement on electricity subsidie... Read more...

Gas plant worker banned from driving
14/07/2014, by in News

A Portuguese worker at Shetland Gas Plant who drove when more than twice over the legal limit was fined and banned at Lerwick Sheriff Court today. Mario Alberto de Oliveira Torres, 51, of Rua Ameixoerilas, Barroselas, Portugal, admitted having 88 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath... Read more...

Custody for threatening behaviour
14/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

A man who pleaded guilty to entering a house uninvited, threatening a woman sleeping there and behaving aggressively, was sent back to custody when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today. The court heard that Matthew Smith, 29, of Stanegarth, Lerwick, had gone into the house in the town's Bruce... Read more...