5th May 2016
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Scott raises fears over whitefish fleet’s viability

Liberal Democrat candidate Tavish Scott has raised the potential for the Scottish government's discard ban – no fish to be dumped at sea – to hit the viability of Shetland's whitefish fleet. (more…) Read more...

Man appears in court on drugs charges
11/04/2016, by in News

A man has been released on bail after appearing in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of drug offences.Peter Henderson, 34 – whose address was given merely as "Shetland" – stood on petition alleging a contravention of the Misuse of Drugs Act.He made no plea or declaration and was c... Read more...

Scalloway assault
0 comments, 09/04/2016, by in News

Police are making enquiries into an assault on Thursday near Scalloway. The assault took place at the car parking area near the junction of the A970 with the B9073 Black Gaet road.If anyone has any information please contact police on 101. Read more...

Car burns at Fladdabister
0 comments, 09/04/2016, by in News

Fire destroyed a car in Fladdabister last night (Friday). A single appliance from Lerwick managed to put out the blaze but not before the L registered Peugeot was burned out. The fire brigade was alerted at 11.39pm and declared the incident over at 16 minutes past midnight. Firemen used two sets o... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 08/04/2016, by in News, Sport

Should top sportsmen and women be automatic role-models for young people? That question has been much in evidence because of recent behaviour.One latest such “incident” saw Aston Villa footballer Gabriel Agbonlahor pictured holding a shisha pipe during the recent international break.Quit... Read more...

Get your number in now
0 comments, 07/04/2016, by in News

Time is running out for those who want to be included in the next edition of the Shetland Directory and Classified Business List.The local phone book is compiled and published by the Shetland Times Ltd and both residential and business users can go online to submit their details quickly and easi... Read more...