3rd August 2015
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North Sea rower Thorseth does it again, aged 67

Last night saw the arrival of lone Norwegian oarsman Ragnar Thorseth, replicating a journey he made when he was 21 in August 1969.His first words on reaching Lerwick were "hello people!" and he said the journey was "a rehabilitation".This time the 67-year-old admitted, when asked if he h... Read more...

Scalloway resident remanded over drug offences
07/07/2015, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court charged with drug offences.Allan Maclean, 47, of Scalloway, appeared from custody today before sheriff Philip Mann. He is accused of two controventions of the Misuse of Drugs Act.He made no plea or declara... Read more...

In this week’s Shetland Times
0 comments, 03/07/2015, by in News

A whole host of stories and pictures all the way from Jersey capturing a flavour of the NatWest Island Games are featured this week. Meanwhile, closer to home ...A new commission has met for the first time to consider ways of identifying inequalities.The council is to spend an estimated ... Read more...

Man fined for Thule assault
02/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

A visiting gas plant worker has been fined £800 after embarking on an "all too familiar" story of getting drunk and making a fool of himself.Usually teetotal Caolan McFeely, 30, of Marlborough Road in Londonderry took to the drink to mark his imminent marriage in August.But he assaulted a m... Read more...