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Washed up whales to be assessed
0 comments, 09/01/2015, by in News

Environmental health staff are to assess two dead whales prior to disposal after they washed up at Yell and West Burrafirth this week. (more…) Read more...

Fined for assault on nurse and paramedic
06/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

A Latvian seaman has been fined £800 at Lerwick Sheriff Court after he admitted drunkenly assaulting a nurse and a paramedic.Surva Mart, 53, of Kruma Street, in the Baltic state's Liepaya, "lashed out" after he was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital.He admitted assaulting a female nurse by ... Read more...

Man accused of knife attack
05/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man is facing trial by jury after being accused of launching a serious knife attack at the Brae Hotel.Sydney Peter James Johnson, who is known as James, 22, of Sullom, denies brandishing a knife on 20th January last year.He pleads not guilty to punching and stabbing his victim on the body ... Read more...

Collision in Brae
0 comments, 05/01/2015, by in News

Two fire engines have been called to a road traffic accident outside the Brae Hotel, after a car hit a coach.Cutting apparatus is being used on the car to allow access by paramedics.The fire service said they received the call at 11.48am.Police said two people are beleived to be trapped ... Read more...