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Teenager had pick-shaft during argument
10/07/2014, by in News

A Kirkcaldy teenager has been warned to stay out of trouble after he admitted having a pick-shaft during a heated argument with his brother. Matthew McAllister, 18, of the Fife town's Rutherford Court, pleaded guilty to having the offensive weapon in Lerwick's Ronald Street on Wednesday afternoon. ... Read more...

Levellers to return next week
1 comment, 07/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

 Folk punk legends The Levellers will be making their third trip to Shetland next week for what is hoped to be a sell-out concert in Clickimin on Wednesday. Singer, harp-player and guitarist Mark Chadwick is excited about renewing his contacts with Shetland which he says is an amazing place, with ... Read more...

Shetfest offers full day of music
0 comments, 04/07/2014, by in News

A full day of music is on offer at Shetfest in the Royal British Legion in Lerwick tomorrow, with all ages welcome.The doors open at 2pm, and the audience will be able to enjoy music from an array of 14 bands, three local and the others from south, who are travelling up on the boat tonight.One of th... Read more...

Isles referenda proposal shot down
7 comments, 04/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

The Scottish government has blown a raspberry at the idea of holding referenda on island independence. Earlier this year campaigners behind the movement, Referenda On The Islands (ROTI) mounted a campaign to hold votes over the status of Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles on 25th September – ... Read more...

Two seamen airlifted by helicopter
0 comments, 01/07/2014, by in News

The Sumburgh-based coastguard helicopter was called to the rescue of two seamen in separate incidents this morning. A sick crewman was airlifted to Clickimin from the Russian fishing trawler Kurshskaya Kosa, 54 miles east of Shetland, after a call was received at 12.08am. The man was landed at Ler... Read more...