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Reprieve for closure-threatened schools

Closure-threatened primary schools in Northmavine have been given a reprieve after councillors stepped back from letting the axe fall. (more…) Read more...

Two cars damaged in separate crashes
0 comments, 31/10/2014, by in News

A car ended up on its roof in a field following a road accident near the Ollaberry hall this lunchtime.The incident happened shortly before twenty to two in the afternoon. The woman driver of the vehicle escaped injury.It came after a car was damaged when it struck the crash barrier on the m... Read more...

Man ordered to pay compensation
31/10/2014, by in News

Vandalising fish processing equipment at the Scottish Sea Farms premises in Scalloway earned one man an appearance at Lerwick Sheriff Court.Robert Setrice, 39, of Skerpalea in Sandwick disconnected pipes and cables from the rear of fish processing machinery at Blacksness Pier.The malicious o... Read more...

Three hurt in crash near Voe

Three people were taken to hospital following a four-vehicle crash south of Voe near Petta Water this morning. Three cars and a Ford Transit were involved in the collision on the A970 with the vehicles said to be severely damaged. Three ambulances were involved in taking the casualties to hospital.... Read more...

Recycling company hopes to stay afloat
0 comments, 28/10/2014, by in News

Recycling company 60 North is seeking ways to stay afloat after a petition was lodged with Lerwick Sheriff Court for it to be wound up and a liquidator appointed.Finance director Neil Muffitt insisted the company had made financial arrangements with the tax office which would help it remain in b... Read more...