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Two injured in collision
0 comments, 19/03/2014, by in News

Two men were treated for minor injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Lerwick this afternoon. Police and the ambulance service were called to the scene of the collision between a van and a pickup on Ladies Drive at 1.21 pm. A Police Scotland spokesman said he understood no-one else was invol... Read more...

Student exchange trips

Seven Norwegian students are spending a month on various work-placements in Shetland, as part of an international education programme. The group includes media, ICT, and art students who arrived in the isles last week. They are enjoying their stay so far. Over the last few years, selected studen... Read more...

Mareel gig cancelled
0 comments, 14/03/2014, by in News

A planned performance at Mareel by two members of Irish super group The Saw Doctors has been cancelled. Vocalist Leo Moran and bass/saxophone player Anthony Thistlethwaite were scheduled to play an acoustic set to a Lerwick crowd tomorrow night. However, they have called off the rest of their Scot... Read more...

Meeting to discuss glasshouses

Plans to bring a redundant glass­house in Tingwall back to life will be discussed at a public meeting to gauge levels of interest. Environment action group Tran­sition Shetland wants to turn the 2,500 square metre building into a community growing centre and commissioned a £20,000 feasibility st... Read more...