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Rain leaks at GBH

Hospital staff wielded buckets and mops yesterday (Friday) at the Gilbert Bain as heavy rain led to leaks in the main hospital corridor, in the out patient reception area and at the accident and emergency entrance. According to Shetland NHS Board Corporate Services Manager Carolyn Hand all patien... Read more...

Four schools closed today
0 comments, 14/01/2015, by in News

Two schools in the South Mainland are remaining closed today following overnight lightning strikes.Cunningsburgh and Dunrossness Primary Schools have cancelled lessons because of power cuts.Meanwhile, Sandwick Junior High School is staying closed because of problems getting school transport,... Read more...

Praise for hydro engineers
3 comments, 13/01/2015, by in News

Hydro engineers who have restored power to thousands of properties following the weekend's atrocious conditions have been praised.Isles MSP Tavish Scott says workers who have helped keep get the power back on deserve recognition for working "tirelessly round the clock" to reconnect supplies.... Read more...