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Proposal to halt more school closure consultations
14 comments, 19/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

The question over what will happen to secondary education provision in some rural parts of the isles may remain unanswered for at least another two years. (more…) Read more...

Rain leaks at GBH

Hospital staff wielded buckets and mops yesterday (Friday) at the Gilbert Bain as heavy rain led to leaks in the main hospital corridor, in the out patient reception area and at the accident and emergency entrance. According to Shetland NHS Board Corporate Services Manager Carolyn Hand all patien... Read more...

Remanded in custody over assault charges
16/01/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man has been remanded in custody until next week after being accused of several offences including assault on a police officer.David McKinnon, 32, of Hoofields in Lerwick, appeared from the cells today before honorary sheriff Sandy Cluness.He was charged with repeatedly attempting to bite ... Read more...

Four schools closed today
0 comments, 14/01/2015, by in News

Two schools in the South Mainland are remaining closed today following overnight lightning strikes.Cunningsburgh and Dunrossness Primary Schools have cancelled lessons because of power cuts.Meanwhile, Sandwick Junior High School is staying closed because of problems getting school transport,... Read more...