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Concealed a knife
24/07/2014, by in News

Sentence has been deferred on a man who concealed a knife in his waistband while at a party. (more…) Read more...

Cameron comes to isles

The Prime Minister arrived in Shetland for a two-day visit this afternoon – making him the first UK leader to visit the isles in 34 years. David Cameron's arrival comes ahead of a drinks reception at the town hall in Lerwick this evening, where he will make an announcement on electricity subsidie... Read more...

Enchanting Sermanni to return to isles
18/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

Enchanting Scottish singer-songwriter Rachel Sermanni is to return to the isles in October. The fok-noir balladeer will be on the road with a new live album, recorded in the Yukon, Canada, at Dawson City Music Festival, and a collection of her drawings – nudes and dreams – following their debut... Read more...

Queen Sonja arrives in town
1 comment, 18/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

Norway's royal yacht the Norge made a fleeting visit to Lerwick Harbour this morning, and was believed to be carrying the Queen of Norway onboard. But a walk-about on the streets of the town from Queen Sonja looks unlikely. It is understood that any visit from the queen, or other members of the Nor... Read more...

New landing site to cost £60,000
1 comment, 17/07/2014, by in News

The cost of moving the emergency landing pad for the coastguard helicopter at Clickimin has been set at £60,000. Shetland Islands Council is seeking to move the helipad from its current location to make room for the new Anderson High School – even though the current landing site was only officia... Read more...