1st October 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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Absolute discharge for woman
30/05/2016, by in News

A Lerwick woman was given an absolute discharge at Lerwick Sheriff Court on 8th June.It came after an earlier hearing when Pauline Joan Mackie, 35, had faced charges of assaulting a man and smashing a window in a front door at her home in Market Street in the town.The case was continued with... Read more...

Reasons for trust compromise

It is not surprising to find such a disparity between the results of the online and postal opinion polls conducted by The Shetland Times last week, on the future composition of the Shetland Charitable Trust.Online polls are notoriously unreliable and easy to manipulate; and the postal sample was... Read more...

Man accused of police struggle is remanded
27/05/2016, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after allegedly throwing milk at two teenage girls, struggling with police and fleeing from them.John Hutchison, 25, of Lerwick's South Lochside appeared from custody before honorary sheriff Willie Shannon.He is charged with throwing milk "or similar" at a ... Read more...

Awards haul for fishermen

Shetland's contribution to the fishing sector has gained recognition at a major awards ceremony where Scottish businesses proved big winners.Skipper of the isles-based Courageous, Ian Shearer, was named the best fisherman in the UK Under the age of 25. Meanwhile, the Guardian Angell took home th... Read more...