28th March 2017

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Two thefts reported in Mossbank

Two thefts reported in Mossbank

17/07/2016, by in News

Police are appealing for witnesses following two thefts in the Mossbank area.In the most recent incident a vehicle had its window smashed and a quantity of money was stolen from within. This occurred in the Maidenfield area of Mossbank on Saturday between 5am and 6am.This follows a reported ... Read more...

Top marks for peatland project

Top marks for peatland project

2 comments, 16/07/2016, by in News

An Isles peatland restoration project has won a best practice award for large-scale practical nature conservation.Scottish Natural Heritage’s Peatland Action project, which is overseen in the isles by Shetland Amenity Trust, won the award at a ceremony in Birmingham on 30th June that was held ... Read more...

SIC thanked by refugees group

SIC thanked by refugees group

0 comments, 14/07/2016, by in News

The council has been recognised for its support over the last year to a group which supports refugees.Founder of Shetland Supports Refugees, Wendy Sinclair, this week presented SIC convener Malcolm Bell with artwork for Lerwick Town Hall.A copy of an original painting by Deborah Sinclair, en... Read more...

Man rescued from fishing boat

Man rescued from fishing boat

A fisherman's boat sank in waters between Sumburgh and Fair Isle - just as he was being airlifted from his liferaft by the coastguard helicopter.The man, who did not need medical attention, was the sole occupant of the 32-foot Hope III, which began taking on water as she sailed 11 miles south-so... Read more...