30th July 2016
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AboutShetland Times

The Shetland Times Ltd is Shetland’s leading communications organisation. Founded in 1872 the company publishes the islands’ popular weekly newspaper The Shetland Times.

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Broadband boost as 4G arrives in isles
6 comments, 25/04/2016, by in News

A major new investment in high-speed communications technology has been started, bringing 4G mobile connectivity to Shetland for the first time.EE, which forms part of BT, is today announcing it has switched on its superfast 4G mobile network in the isles covering the Lerwick area.Chief exec... Read more...

Coastguard vehicle damaged
19/04/2016, by in News

Police in Shetland making enquiries about vandalism at the Coastguard Building, Gressy Loan, Lerwick.A coastguard vehicle was damaged between 12.30pm on Sunday and 11am on Monday.Any witnesses are asked to call the Lerwick police station on 101. Read more...

Speeding drivers fined
16/04/2016, by in News

Two "boy racers" were fined when they appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday, with one losing his licence.Apprentice mechanic Alan Williamson, 20, from Vallafield, Tingwall pleaded guilty to driving a car without due care and attention and without consideration for other people using the ... Read more...