Independence best for fishing sector, says Sturgeon
4 comments, 27/08/2014, by in Headlines, News

The Deputy First Minister has insisted Shetland's fishing sector will be in safer hands post-referendum if Scotland gains its independence.Nicola Sturgeon criticised consecutive Westminster governments for branding the industry as "expendable" following her arrival in the isles today, just over ... Read more...

Crash victims remembered
1 comment, 23/08/2014, by in Headlines, News

Survivors of last year's helicopter crash off Sumburgh have thanked their rescuers following a poignant dedication service held to mark the tragedy's first anniversary.Over 100 people attended Sumburgh Airport's memorial site to hear the service given by Fishermen's Mission Superintendent, Aubre... Read more...

Whalsay are Parish Cup winners
0 comments, 17/08/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Whalsay triumphed in the 62nd Parish Cup final at Gilbertson Park yesterday, defeating Delting 2-1 at Gilbertson Park in Lerwick.The match was played in terrible conditions, with a continual blustery wind and frequent squally showers, but to their great credit the players on both sides m... Read more...