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SFA pleased after talks with fishing minister

Shetland Fishermen's Association is positive after a meeting between skippers and Scottish fishing minister Richard Lochhead at the NAFC Marine Centre yesterday afternoon.SFA chairman Leslie Tait said he was pleased with the frank and constructive discussion that took place."The industry in ... Read more...

Offshore worker taken ill
0 comments, 25/01/2015, by in News

An offshore worker has been evacuated from a platform 120 miles south east of Sumburgh.The coastguard helicopter was scrambled this morning to take the man from the Forties Delta platform after he began suffering from a medical condition.He was landed at Sumburgh Airport after poor visibilit... Read more...

Police appeal over assault
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Police are appealing for information about an assault near a Lerwick chip shop before Christmas.The disturbance took place outside the Harbour Chip Shop in Harrison Square in the early hours of 20th December.Police say an unknown man assaulted “several members of the public” between 2.50... Read more...