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Fishermen fined over Thule attack
20/03/2014, by in Headlines, News

Hefty fines have been levelled against three Fraserburgh fishermen who swung a pool cue at a man during an assault to injury in a Lerwick pub. Douglas McCulloch, 25, of the town’s Buchan Road was fined £1,000 after admitting his part in the fracas at the Thule Bar last year. Gary Strachan, 47, ... Read more...

Two injured in collision
0 comments, 19/03/2014, by in News

Two men were treated for minor injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Lerwick this afternoon. Police and the ambulance service were called to the scene of the collision between a van and a pickup on Ladies Drive at 1.21 pm. A Police Scotland spokesman said he understood no-one else was invol... Read more...

Student exchange trips

Seven Norwegian students are spending a month on various work-placements in Shetland, as part of an international education programme. The group includes media, ICT, and art students who arrived in the isles last week. They are enjoying their stay so far. Over the last few years, selected studen... Read more...