4th May 2016
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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 25/03/2016, by in News, Sport

Successes show investment is paying dividendsWhat a few days it has been for sport in Shetland, starting with the double win by the senior netball A and B teams in the annual inter-county matches on Saturday.The following day the county badminton team, probably still rankled after losing... Read more...

Man remanded on drugs charges
21/03/2016, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on drugs charges.David McKinnon, 33, whose address was simply given as "Shetland", is alleged to have contravened the 1971 Misuse of Drugs act.Meanwhile, Kelly Ross, 38, also of Shetland, was released on b... Read more...

Grass fire at Nesting
1 comment, 19/03/2016, by in News

Firefighters were called to a grass fire at North Nesting just after 1.30pm today (Saturday).One appliance from Brae and two from Lerwick went to the scene, and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service reports that 17 hectares of grassland were destroyed. The fire engines were back at base by 4.30pm... Read more...