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MSP sceptical over honorary sheriffs proposals

The end of the honorary sheriffs system will most likely be heralded soon following controversial plans to abolish the role played out in Scottish courts. (more…) Read more...

Man tried to grind heroin into the ground
03/10/2014, by in News

A man made a "ham-fisted attempt" at evading detection when he dropped heroin and tried to grind it into the ground with his foot.Ebrahim Hassan, 51, of Gossaford, Brae, admitted dropping the Class A drug when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday. He also admitted a separate charge of ... Read more...

Drink-driving woman crashed car at Dale
02/10/2014, by in Headlines, News

A drink driver crashed her car in the middle of the night, causing the vehicle to slip 10 metres down a steep embankment.Such was the force of the crash that the engine of Dawn Smith’s car fell out and was left lying by the side of the road. It was only the sight of debris on the road at Frakk... Read more...

Gemini to head to Scalloway
0 comments, 30/09/2014, by in Headlines, News

The accommodation ship Gemini, currently berthed at Dales Voe north of Lerwick, is shortly to be moved to Scalloway for the winter.The vessel, which houses up to 600 Shetland Gas Plant workers from Petrofac, will be berthed along the South Quay at Blacksness Pier. She will join the barge Bibby C... Read more...