31st August 2016
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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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Motorist banned after trial
26/04/2016, by in News

A motorist has been banned for 18 months and ordered to pay an £800 fine following a trial at Lerwick Sheriff Court.Darron Smith, 35, of Norhavn, Upper Hillside, Gulberwick, will have to resit the extended driving test before he can get his licence back.He denied driving at excessive speed ... Read more...

Fire service called out to Voe incident
25/04/2016, by in News

Three fire engines were called out to an incident in Voe last night.One appliance from Brae and one from Bixter attended a kitchen fire in the Delting village.The incident occurred shortly before midnight and was under control by 12.45am.Substantial fire damage occurred in the kitchen ar... Read more...

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...