27th March 2015
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Fiddlers to return to Edinburgh Tattoo

The Shetland fiddle group which took last year’s Edinburgh Tattoo by storm has been invited back to play at the event this year, as well as scoring an “outreach” trip to the Antipodes in February. (more…) Read more...

Offshore worker taken ill
0 comments, 25/01/2015, by in News

An offshore worker has been evacuated from a platform 120 miles south east of Sumburgh.The coastguard helicopter was scrambled this morning to take the man from the Forties Delta platform after he began suffering from a medical condition.He was landed at Sumburgh Airport after poor visibilit... Read more...

Police appeal over assault
0 comments, 25/01/2015, by in News

Police are appealing for information about an assault near a Lerwick chip shop before Christmas.The disturbance took place outside the Harbour Chip Shop in Harrison Square in the early hours of 20th December.Police say an unknown man assaulted “several members of the public” between 2.50... Read more...