13th February 2016
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Scouts head for the rising sun

Three Shetland scouts are travelling to the Yamaguchi region of Japan to participate in the largest gathering of Scouts and Guides in the world.Sarah Maguire of Mossbank, Lucy Morris of Sandwick and Rebecca Hinton, formerly of Walls, will participate in the 23rd World Scout Jamboree, an event he... Read more...

Man held on rape and underage sex charges
21/07/2015, by in News

A Brae man appeared in private in the sheriff court on Friday charged with rape and having intercourse with an older child among other sexual offences.Zai Joe-Lee Vessey, 22, appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court and made no plea or declaration and was fully committed for trial and rema... Read more...

Topless man remanded after threat charge
20/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man who appeared in Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday charged with behaving in a threatening and abusive manner in a police vehicle and at Lerwick Police Station on Sunday had his appeal for bail refused after continually interrupting the sheriff.John Wood Gibson, 38, of Bruce Crescent, Lerwick,... Read more...