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Sumburgh Airport renewal plans revealed
0 comments, 18/12/2014, by in Headlines, News

Scotland’s new islands minister has insisted he will listen to local concerns when dealing with Shetland’s transport needs following a fleeting trip to the town hall yesterday. (more…) Read more...

Ferry dispute put on hold

Planned industrial action on several Shetland Islands Council ferries, due to take place tomorrow morning, has been called off.It had been expected that ferries on the Yell Sound, Bluemull Sound, Whalsay and Skerries routes would be disrupted between 6am and 9am, due to action by members of the ... Read more...

Gas cylinder leak
0 comments, 15/12/2014, by in News

Three fire engines were involved in a 10-hour operation dealing with a leaking gas cylinder at the Staney Hill yesterday.The area had been cordoned off and firemen were still involved venting and monitoring the acetylene cylinder until after midnight. The  fire brigade was alerted at  2.25pm. ... Read more...