22nd May 2017

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Fire brigade puts out blaze in caravan

Fire brigade puts out blaze in caravan

0 comments, 07/02/2017, by in News

Two fire engines were involved putting out a fire in a caravan in Burra last night. The appliances – one from Scalloway and one from Lerwick - were sent after the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was alerted at 8.03pm to the fire at Bridge End. Fire officers used small tools and a hose re... Read more...

Unst power cut

Unst power cut

0 comments, 04/02/2017, by in News

About 400 people in Unst lost power overnight after an electricity pole caught fire.Power went off at about 10.50pm last night with almost all power restored 7am.SSE said all properties had power restored by noon.   Read more...

Hill convicted of vandalism

Hill convicted of vandalism

02/02/2017, by in News

A man has been convicted of vandalism of North Bridge Stores in Cunningsburgh in March.Pensioner Stuart Hill, of Ocraquoy, Cunningsburgh, had damaged the stores, owned by Michael Inkster, as part of a publicity stunt to air his political beliefs that Shetland was not part of Scotland.Ler... Read more...