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Two cars damaged in separate crashes
0 comments, 31/10/2014, by in News

A car ended up on its roof in a field following a road accident near the Ollaberry hall this lunchtime.The incident happened shortly before twenty to two in the afternoon. The woman driver of the vehicle escaped injury.It came after a car was damaged when it struck the crash barrier on the m... Read more...

Three hurt in crash near Voe

Three people were taken to hospital following a four-vehicle crash south of Voe near Petta Water this morning. Three cars and a Ford Transit were involved in the collision on the A970 with the vehicles said to be severely damaged. Three ambulances were involved in taking the casualties to hospital.... Read more...

Recycling company hopes to stay afloat
0 comments, 28/10/2014, by in News

Recycling company 60 North is seeking ways to stay afloat after a petition was lodged with Lerwick Sheriff Court for it to be wound up and a liquidator appointed.Finance director Neil Muffitt insisted the company had made financial arrangements with the tax office which would help it remain in b... Read more...

Lerwick dentist charged with misconduct
27/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

A dentist working for NHS Shetland is to appear before the General Dental Council (GDC) next month charged with misconduct.Paul D'Eathe is said to have provided sub-standard dental treatment to a man and woman at Montfield Dental Centre between 2001 and 2011.He is now to appear at a professi... Read more...

Oxjam takeover hits the town
0 comments, 26/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

Music lovers enjoyed a bumper bill of top local talent as the Oxjam takeover returned.Three venues in Lerwick paid host to singer-songwriters, blues, rock, soul and metal - as the boating club, Posers and the legion opened their doors and folk helped to raise money for global charity Oxfam.I... Read more...

Ferry disruption
25/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

Ferry services between Lerwick and Aberdeen this weekend have been cancelled due to bad weather.Serco NorthLink said today's  northbound ferry the Hrossey will not sail to Shetland but leave Aberdeen for Kirkwall only, at 5pm.Tomorrow the Hjaltland is scheduled to leave Aberdeen for Kir... Read more...

Cracks appear in Living Lerwick
1 comment, 24/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

Some retailers have withheld levies due to the organisation charged with rejuvenating the town centre claiming it has lost its focus and is of no benefit to businesses.One businessman has described the payments to Living Lerwick as “blatant robbery”, while another has accused the organisatio... Read more...