25th July 2016
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The Shetland Times Ltd is Shetland’s leading communications organisation. Founded in 1872 the company publishes the islands’ popular weekly newspaper The Shetland Times.

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Bail for beanfeast party assault youth
24/01/2016, by in News

A teenager who struck another youth on the head with a bottle at an end of term beanfeast after-party has been bailed and warned not to approach his victim or commit other offences on bail. The 17-year-old, from Quarff, admitted the assault, which took place at Ness Boating Club on 19th December, a... Read more...

Baby rescued from locked car
24/01/2016, by in News, Public Affairs

A baby had to be rescued by firemen after being locked in a car last night (Saturday). The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service had no information on how the child came to be locked in the vehicle that was parked at Annsbrae Place, Lerwick, however one fire engine from the town arrived on scene at th... Read more...

Washing machine on fire

Fire engines from Lerwick and Scalloway were called to attend a fire in Brae when insufficient crew numbers prevented a response from the local brigade. The units from Lerwick and Scalloway arrived at the house in Gossaford, Brae, half-an-hour after the emergency call was received by the fire servi... Read more...

Vandals smash nursery window
17/01/2016, by in News

Vandals broke a window at the nursery in Brae sometime between 5.30pm onSaturday and 11am on Sunday.The window was broken by a plant pot which was thrown through the glass, police said.Anyone with information should get in touch by phoning 101 and asking for the Lerwick Police Station. Read more...