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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...

£1.4 million to help fishing sector
24/01/2014, by in Headlines, News

Fishing sector businesses could benefit from a share of £1.4 million in European funding.The fisheries team at Marine Scotland say organisations could benefit from a slice of the cash on offer from the European Fisheries Fund.Any businesses or individuals in Shetland interested in making a... Read more...

Rescue pilot commended
0 comments, 24/01/2014, by in News

A Sumburgh-based search and rescue pilot has gained special recognition for three decades of service to the Royal Navy and military aviation.Roger Stinger was presented with a Fleet Commander Commendation at a recent ceremony in Portsmouth.Mr Stinger completed 30 years’ service, flying 18 ... Read more...