8th July 2015
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Newly-wed couple jailed over ‘despicable’ crime
10/06/2015, by in Headlines, News

A couple who embarked on a "despicable" crime when they stole from the house of a friend who had just died are beginning their early days of married life in jail. (more…) Read more...

Woman airlifted after Eshaness fall
06/06/2015, by in News, Public Affairs

A woman was airlifted to Lerwick after falling near Eshaness lighthouse on Saturday afternoon. Rescue helicopter 900, which was out on exercise, was tasked to pick up the woman at 3.25pm after the ambulance service requested help from Shetland Coastguard. The helicopter returned to Sumburgh to ref... Read more...

In This week’s Shetland Times
05/06/2015, by in Features, Headlines, News

In this week’s Shetland Times:•A pensioner has described the moment she was struck by a half-tonne runaway bullock in Lerwick.•A woman has spoken openly about her experience of giving evidence in court after a man had his rape conviction overturned.•Yet another car is believed to... Read more...