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Helicopter turns back
0 comments, 11/04/2014, by in News

A Sikorsky helicopter which was bound for Scatsta Airport was forced to turn back to a North Sea platform after its crew reported vibration in the airframe.The Bristow-operated S-92 had been heading from the Brent Delta platform to the isles at 12.15pm on Thursday when the incident happened.... Read more...

Primary closure talks to begin
0 comments, 11/04/2014, by in News

Consultation over the threatened closure of North Roe and Urafirth primary schools will begin next week. Under the proposals pre-school education at Urafirth would also be brought to a halt. The consultation process will start on Wednesday and run on until Friday 30th May. Affected pupils would m... Read more...

Digital forum to be held
0 comments, 11/04/2014, by in News

Ways in which the isles could benefit from the roll out of super-fast broadband will be discussed at the latest in a line of digital forums to be held next week. Director of BT Scotland Brendan Dick and Highlands and Islands Enterprise's head of digital policy, Stuart Robertson, will be guest speak... Read more...

Men jailed for resetting goods
04/04/2014, by in News, Public Affairs

Two men with dreadful records of dishonesty were jailed for nearly five years at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.Adam Nelson, 25, and Kieran Roberts, 26, both of whom appeared from Barlinnie Prison, admitted possessing a range of stolen goods, some of which had been intended as Christmas presents.... Read more...

Cars damaged
0 comments, 04/04/2014, by in News

Two cars were intentionally damaged overnight between Wednesday and Thursday in the area of Lochside Stores in Lerwick, according to police. Officers have appealed for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Police Scotland on 101. Read more...