28th May 2016
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It’s like holding a typhoon, says teen with bull riding dream
0 comments, 28/05/2016, by in Headlines, News

Teenager Liam Shipperlee is already known in America as the “Scottish bull rider” – and he is heading to the USA to pursue his dream of becoming a top competitor in the high-adrenaline sport. (more…) Read more...

Man accused of police struggle is remanded
27/05/2016, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after allegedly throwing milk at two teenage girls, struggling with police and fleeing from them.John Hutchison, 25, of Lerwick's South Lochside appeared from custody before honorary sheriff Willie Shannon.He is charged with throwing milk "or similar" at a ... Read more...

Awards haul for fishermen

Shetland's contribution to the fishing sector has gained recognition at a major awards ceremony where Scottish businesses proved big winners.Skipper of the isles-based Courageous, Ian Shearer, was named the best fisherman in the UK Under the age of 25. Meanwhile, the Guardian Angell took home th... Read more...