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Fantastic variety at Burra

Burra Bears came to life in a jam-packed evening of comedy and quality local music. The variety show at Burra Hall was a near sell-out – helping to raise funds for the return of the Thomas Fraser Memorial Festival next year – after a three-year break. Arriving a little late to the gig, I man... Read more...

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes
3 comments, 25/03/2014, by in Headlines, News

A fisherman has died after a scallop boat he was travelling in ran into trouble in the early hours. Shetland Coastguard received a mayday call at 2.55am from the Diamond, reporting a position and that they had hit rocks and were going over. No further contact was made. Two crew were recovered fr... Read more...

Hoswick knitwear raid
0 comments, 23/03/2014, by in News

A “large amount of damage” was caused by thieves who broke into Hoswick Woolen Mill and stole cash and collection boxes. Police  this morning received a report of the break in, which is believed to have happened over the weekend between 5pm on Friday and 11am on Sunday. According to a police ... Read more...