28th August 2015
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Praise for hydro engineers
3 comments, 13/01/2015, by in News

Hydro engineers who have restored power to thousands of properties following the weekend's atrocious conditions have been praised.Isles MSP Tavish Scott says workers who have helped keep get the power back on deserve recognition for working "tirelessly round the clock" to reconnect supplies.... Read more...

Fined for assault on nurse and paramedic
06/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

A Latvian seaman has been fined £800 at Lerwick Sheriff Court after he admitted drunkenly assaulting a nurse and a paramedic.Surva Mart, 53, of Kruma Street, in the Baltic state's Liepaya, "lashed out" after he was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital.He admitted assaulting a female nurse by ... Read more...

Man accused of knife attack
05/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man is facing trial by jury after being accused of launching a serious knife attack at the Brae Hotel.Sydney Peter James Johnson, who is known as James, 22, of Sullom, denies brandishing a knife on 20th January last year.He pleads not guilty to punching and stabbing his victim on the body ... Read more...