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Bronze medal for Davies

What a moment. Erraid Davies, at the age of 13, is presented with her bronze medal. #Glasgow2014 pic.twitter.com/JKMinD15e1— BBC Sport Scotland (@BBCSportScot) July 27, 2014Beaming Erraid Davies has captured the hearts of the nation after winning bronze in the Commonwealth Games.Davies... Read more...

Wood fire doused at Ollaberry
25/07/2014, by in News

Two fire engines put out a burning stack of scrap wood in Ollaberry yesterday evening after getting a call from the public.Fire engines from Hillswick and Brae attended the scene using one hose reel jet and four sets of breathing apparatus to douse the fire and soak the surrounding area. The inc... Read more...

Fog grounds air traffic at Sumburgh
25/07/2014, by in News

Fog has disrupted flights to and from Sumburgh airport today, with three flights scheduled for departure and three arrivals before mid-day delayed. A further two aircraft managed to land and take off before 9am. Everything since has been fogbound. A press release from Loganair, which operates Flyb... Read more...

Crewman injured on Braveheart
25/07/2014, by in News

A crewman on the Yell scallop boat Braveheart was taken to hospital yesterday after he was struck and injured when the vessel was hauling her gear.Braveheart contacted the rescue service when she was just south of Baltasound, according to a coastguard spokesman, but in view of the vessel’s pos... Read more...