6th July 2015
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Public Affairs

New commission to tackle inequality

The question of how equal society is and where inequalities lie will be explored by a new Tackling Inequalities Commission.Set up by the Shetland Partnership – a joint board including both council and health board representatives – the commission will study key issues between now and Decembe... 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...