9th December 2016
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Scalloway assault

Scalloway assault

0 comments, 09/04/2016, by in News

Police are making enquiries into an assault on Thursday near Scalloway. The assault took place at the car parking area near the junction of the A970 with the B9073 Black Gaet road.If anyone has any information please contact police on 101. Read more...

Car burns at Fladdabister

Car burns at Fladdabister

0 comments, 09/04/2016, by in News

Fire destroyed a car in Fladdabister last night (Friday). A single appliance from Lerwick managed to put out the blaze but not before the L registered Peugeot was burned out. The fire brigade was alerted at 11.39pm and declared the incident over at 16 minutes past midnight. Firemen used two sets o... Read more...

Get your number in now

Get your number in now

0 comments, 07/04/2016, by in News

Time is running out for those who want to be included in the next edition of the Shetland Directory and Classified Business List.The local phone book is compiled and published by the Shetland Times Ltd and both residential and business users can go online to submit their details quickly and easi... Read more...

Pomp and ceremony (Cameron Smith)

Pomp and ceremony (Cameron Smith)

06/04/2016, by in Readers' Views

During Monday's pomp and ceremony the SNP launched their manifesto for the islands.The central idea is an Islands Act (for surely a Bill must be passed to have some worth), which only seeks to compound the problems of centralised control that have marked the last nine years of a nationalist admi... Read more...

Man fined for exposing himself at Brae hostelries

Man fined for exposing himself at Brae hostelries

01/04/2016, by in News

A man who exposed himself at the Northern Lights Hotel and Mid Brae Inn has been fined £300 for his "disgusting" behaviour.Lee Waagenes, 22, of Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire in Wales, was one of a trio of men who admitted pulling down their clothing and exposing their penises at the Brae waterin... Read more...