28th March 2015
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Man bailed over alleged knife incident
10/11/2014, by in News

A man has been released on bail at Lerwick Sheriff Court after allegedly brandishing a knife.Laurence Johnstone, 65, of Unst, was accused of behaving aggressively and having an offensive weapon when he appeared from custody before sheriff Philip Mann.The offence is said to have taken place ... Read more...

Two cars damaged in separate crashes
0 comments, 31/10/2014, by in News

A car ended up on its roof in a field following a road accident near the Ollaberry hall this lunchtime.The incident happened shortly before twenty to two in the afternoon. The woman driver of the vehicle escaped injury.It came after a car was damaged when it struck the crash barrier on the m... Read more...

Man ordered to pay compensation
31/10/2014, by in News

Vandalising fish processing equipment at the Scottish Sea Farms premises in Scalloway earned one man an appearance at Lerwick Sheriff Court.Robert Setrice, 39, of Skerpalea in Sandwick disconnected pipes and cables from the rear of fish processing machinery at Blacksness Pier.The malicious o... Read more...

Recycling company hopes to stay afloat
0 comments, 28/10/2014, by in News

Recycling company 60 North is seeking ways to stay afloat after a petition was lodged with Lerwick Sheriff Court for it to be wound up and a liquidator appointed.Finance director Neil Muffitt insisted the company had made financial arrangements with the tax office which would help it remain in b... Read more...

Lerwick dentist charged with misconduct
27/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

A dentist working for NHS Shetland is to appear before the General Dental Council (GDC) next month charged with misconduct.Paul D'Eathe is said to have provided sub-standard dental treatment to a man and woman at Montfield Dental Centre between 2001 and 2011.He is now to appear at a professi... Read more...