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Ryan scoops media award
2 comments, 08/02/2014, by in News

Shetland Times journalist Ryan Taylor was named Reporter of the Year in the Highlands and Islands Media Awards last night.He was presented with the Jim Love Memorial Trophy at the Press Ball at the New Drumossie Hotel in Inverness. Mr Taylor reported on the Super Puma helicopter crash off Sumbu... Read more...

Driver caught doing 120mph
06/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

A driver who reached speeds of 120mph has been banned from the road for a year and fined £500. Brydone Williamson, 19, of Voe was nabbed driving at the three figure speed on 21st November. He admitted driving dangerously and at grossly excessive speed when he appeared before sheriff Philip Mann. ... Read more...

Sailings cancelled due to weather
25/01/2014, by in News

NorthLink’s sailings to and from Aberdeen on Sunday have been cancelled because of harsh weather conditions.The Hjaltland is expected to stay in Aberdeen until 7pm on Monday, but is not expected to arrive in Lerwick until 9.30am the following day. Passengers are being kept updated.The Hros... Read more...

Gales blow down bridge
25/01/2014, by in Headlines, News

The footbridge at Hoswick beach has been left looking in a sorry state following last night's gales. Sandwick resident Juan Brown looks on at the devastation caused by the strong winds. South-easterly gales, perhaps at times severe, are expected to develop tomorrow with NorthLink ferry sailings aga... Read more...