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Cruise ship arrives at third attempt

The first cruise ship to visit Lerwick this year arrived yesterday - at the third attempt. The Discovery, which holds 700 passengers, arrived at about midday, sailing from Rosyth. Two previous attempts had been made earlier this month but had to be cancelled due to bad weather. After a short stop... 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...

Church broken into and robbed in Yell
0 comments, 22/03/2014, by in News

Police are looking for information about a break in and theft at Hamnavoe Church at Burravoe - the second reported incident in Yell at the same time.  According to a police statement the church break in happened sometime between 2pm on Wednesday afternoon and 10am on Thursday morning. A break in ... Read more...