18th January 2017
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Dubious feast awaiting? (John Tulloch)

Dubious feast awaiting? (John Tulloch)

30/08/2016, by in Readers' Views

Our Islands, Our Future (OIOF), originally created to campaign for significant local powers for Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles councils, has reportedly been absorbed into the new, larger "islands strategic group" with three mainland councils (North Ayrshire, Highland and Argyll and Bute), to... Read more...

Man admits to spitting at police officer

Man admits to spitting at police officer

16/08/2016, by in News

A man who admitted spitting in a police officer's face, repeatedly stepping out in front of motorists, possessing a class C drug and breaching the peace has been remanded in custody.Martin Macdonald, 43, of Robertson Lane, Lerwick, appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today, admitting the offences ... Read more...