23rd July 2018
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Blue green algae found in Tingwall

Blue green algae found in Tingwall

0 comments, 21/07/2018, by in News

Another loch has been found to contain blue green algae, this time the Loch of Griesta in Tingwall.Notices will be posted next to the loch warning against contact with the algal scum.The SIC's environmental health department received notification of the discovery from the Scottish Environme... Read more...

Jam-packed UnstFest begins

Jam-packed UnstFest begins

UnstFest 2018 is well under way with a jam-packed calendar of events for this, the festival's tenth year.Plenty of youngsters headed out onto the water on Saturday for the yoal regatta with many taking up the chance to sail like a Viking aboard the Dim Riv.Hungry visitors and rowers enjoyed... Read more...

Dangerous driving appeal

Dangerous driving appeal

14/07/2018, by in News, ST Online

Police are looking for more information after an alleged incident of dangerous driving in Lerwick.Officers say a car was seen being driven erratically and at excessive speeds around Lerwick, nearly causing a collision with pedestrians.Police said the incident occurred in Ladies Drive and the... Read more...

Blue-green algae warning

Blue-green algae warning

Warnings are being issued to stay away from blue-green algae that has been found at a loch in Twatt.Shetland Islands Council said environmental health had been told by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency that the algae was in Collaster Loch.Notices are to be posted in local shops and ... Read more...

Brae pool closure extended

Brae pool closure extended

0 comments, 13/07/2018, by in News

The closure of the Brae swimming pool is to continue until the end of September.Originally, the North Mainland Leisure Centre had been due to re-open this month once repairs were completed to the roof.But due to a delay in the procurement process work is only set to begin next week, with lat... Read more...