26th July 2016
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New member of staff joins team at NAFC Marine Centre

The NAFC Marine Centre has recruited a new member of staff to undertake research in shellfish cultivation to help it support the development of the industry.Shellfish cultivation research associate, Blažka Smiljanič will liaise closely with the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) while u... Read more...

Information boards unveiled in Lerwick
0 comments, 22/07/2016, by in News

A series of information panels about Lerwick's street names and the town's history are now on display.The boards at Harrison Square include material on Shetland and Lerwick place names, as well as facts about the town's historical and geographical points of interest, and insight into Lerwick's l... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 22/07/2016, by in News, Sport

The Shetland football team’s narrow defeat by Highland League opponents Formartine United at the weekend should rank as of the best results by a representative team outwith the isles.To lose 3-2 to such quality opposition, with half a side unavailable for various reasons, must have given coach... Read more...

Two thefts reported in Mossbank
17/07/2016, by in News

Police are appealing for witnesses following two thefts in the Mossbank area.In the most recent incident a vehicle had its window smashed and a quantity of money was stolen from within. This occurred in the Maidenfield area of Mossbank on Saturday between 5am and 6am.This follows a reported ... Read more...