9th February 2016
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Miserable day turns hot, hot, hot for Up-Helly-A’

A fine evening finally cleared for Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ 2016 and possibly the best rigged crowd (weather wear wise) ever to watch the fire festival turned out to be over dressed for the occassion. https://youtu.be/McTuKl6KHps The maroon went off on time with a thunderous detonation and, torches i... Read more...

Bail for beanfeast party assault youth
24/01/2016, by in News

A teenager who struck another youth on the head with a bottle at an end of term beanfeast after-party has been bailed and warned not to approach his victim or commit other offences on bail. The 17-year-old, from Quarff, admitted the assault, which took place at Ness Boating Club on 19th December, a... Read more...

Baby rescued from locked car
24/01/2016, by in News, Public Affairs

A baby had to be rescued by firemen after being locked in a car last night (Saturday). The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service had no information on how the child came to be locked in the vehicle that was parked at Annsbrae Place, Lerwick, however one fire engine from the town arrived on scene at th... Read more...

Washing machine on fire

Fire engines from Lerwick and Scalloway were called to attend a fire in Brae when insufficient crew numbers prevented a response from the local brigade. The units from Lerwick and Scalloway arrived at the house in Gossaford, Brae, half-an-hour after the emergency call was received by the fire servi... Read more...