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Andrea’s hat trick of medals

Lerwick swimmer Andrea Strachan won three medals at the British University Championships (BUCs) in Sheffield at the weekend. She took part in four events – the 50m and 100m breaststroke, the 50m freestyle and the 400m medley relay. On Saturday morning Strachan qualified for the finals of the 50m... Read more...

Netball girls sadly lose out

The Shetland netball team put up a brave fight before eventually succumbing to Edinburgh Onyx in the Scottish Cup quarter-final.Scottish Cup (quarter-final) Shetland 45, Edinburgh Onyx 54 A squad of 10 travelled south for their "home tie" quarter-final against Edinburgh Onyx, meeting halfway in Ab... Read more...

Drugs charge man in custody
10/02/2014, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court after facing two charges under the misuse of drugs act. Andrew John Gibson, 36, of Lerwick appeared in private from custody on Monday morning and made no plea or declaration. He was committed for further examination at a later date. Read more...