6th July 2015
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Big day sees Aithsvoe Marina building officially opened

The impressive new caravan park and building at the Aithsvoe Marina in Cunningsburgh were officially opened by isles MP Alistair Carmichael yesterday.The site, adjacent to the marina itself which can hold up to 43 boats, is the culmination of years of effort from the Aithsvoe Marina Associat... Read more...

Man fined for Thule assault
02/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

A visiting gas plant worker has been fined £800 after embarking on an "all too familiar" story of getting drunk and making a fool of himself.Usually teetotal Caolan McFeely, 30, of Marlborough Road in Londonderry took to the drink to mark his imminent marriage in August.But he assaulted a m... Read more...

New social work chief takes up post
0 comments, 01/07/2015, by in News

The council's new chief social worker, Martha Nicolson, has begun her new job.Mrs Nicolson is from Lerwick and worked in Aberdeen and Orkney before returning to the isles in 1998. Married with a grown up family, she originally trained as a children's nurse then went on to qualify in social work... Read more...