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Teenager had pick-shaft during argument
10/07/2014, by in News

A Kirkcaldy teenager has been warned to stay out of trouble after he admitted having a pick-shaft during a heated argument with his brother. Matthew McAllister, 18, of the Fife town's Rutherford Court, pleaded guilty to having the offensive weapon in Lerwick's Ronald Street on Wednesday afternoon. ... Read more...

Award for isles librarian

Librarian Catherine Jeromson has won the Ian Johnson Alumnus Award from Robert Gordon University. This is conferred upon a former student who, within five years of graduation, has made as significant contribution to enhance her library service, and/or demonstrated significant personal and professio... Read more...

Lerwick chemist broken into
0 comments, 01/07/2014, by in News

The Freefield Pharmacy at the foot of Burgh Road in Lerwick, currently being refurbished, was broken into overnight between Monday and Tuesday. A quantity of individually marked power tools and toolboxes were stolen. The toolboxes are Makita in make and readily identifiable. The police are request... Read more...

Witnesses to driving incidents sought
0 comments, 01/07/2014, by in News

The police want to trace witnesses of several incidents of dangerous overtaking on the main A970 road between Lerwick and Brae. The incidents are said to have involved a small dark blue or black car heading south on the Lerwick side of the Halfway House, about 8pm on Monday. If anyone can help the... Read more...

Accused man remanded in custody
30/06/2014, by in News

A man accused of assault and possession of a knife has been remanded in custody. John Hutcheson, 23, of Lerwick, was also charged with carrying out an offence under the misuse of drugs act. Hutcheson made no plea or declaration when he appeared at from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court today.He was... Read more...

Scott launches isles crofters’ survey
0 comments, 23/06/2014, by in News

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott is launching a survey to assess the pros and cons of crofting regulation to isles crofters. The survey will cover several areas including crofting grants, croft housing grants, as well as the impact of regulations on crofting. It will also give people the opportunity to r... Read more...