22nd August 2017

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Yell councillor charged with sex offences

Yell councillor charged with sex offences

31/01/2017, by in News

North Isles councillor Robert Henderson appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today charged with several serious sex offences.Henderson, 72, of Cullivoe, North Yell, appeared in private on a petition alleging four charges of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices, two charges of indecent assault an... Read more...

Fire at Girlsta

Fire at Girlsta

0 comments, 28/01/2017, by in News

The fire brigade was called to a house garage in Girlsta at 11am yesterday after an oil boiler caught fire. Two appliances from Lerwick and Scalloway attended the scene where one hose reel jet and small tools were used to tackle the fire. Fire crews remained in attendance till 12.26pm. Read more...

Airport open after plane is removed

Airport open after plane is removed

0 comments, 27/01/2017, by in News

Sumburgh Airport reopened yesterday evening after a two-engined plane on a training flight went off the runway as it landed at 3.25pm. According to airport operators Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL), no scheduled flights were disrupted by the two-hour closure, which ended when the Dorn... Read more...