24th August 2016
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Medication stolen from Lerwick address
19/08/2016, by in News

Investigations are underway after a theft in Lerwick.Local police say a small quantity of prescription medication was taken from an address in Haldane Burgess Crescent.The incident took place between 10pm on Wednesday and quarter to seven on Thursday morning.Anyone with information is as... Read more...

Official opening for new foodbank
0 comments, 19/08/2016, by in Headlines, News

Lerwick's new foodbank was officially opened today, heralding a new chapter in the development of the service.Premises at 20A St Magnus Street allow all the food donated to be kept in one room, while a skills centre operated through the New Life Church offers people the chance to learn practical... Read more...

Spiggie Hotel to cease trading
1 comment, 18/08/2016, by in Headlines, News

A much-loved hotel in the South Mainland is to close its doors in a matter weeks - after a more than a century of trading.Spiggie Hotel owner Keith Massey put the business up for sale about a year ago but has been unable to find another buyer to take it on.Mr Massey, 57, announced the decisi... Read more...

Man admits to spitting at police officer
16/08/2016, by in News

A man who admitted spitting in a police officer's face, repeatedly stepping out in front of motorists, possessing a class C drug and breaching the peace has been remanded in custody.Martin Macdonald, 43, of Robertson Lane, Lerwick, appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today, admitting the offences ... Read more...