28th May 2015
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Public Affairs

Navy ship open to the public

A Royal Navy ship, HMS Middleton, is in Lerwick for five days for a number of commemorative events. The 52.5m long Hunt class mine hunter arrived in harbour on Thursday morning and berthed at Victoria Pier where she will be open to the public today from 10am to 5pm. Her crew of 45 will stage a... Read more...

Assault man remanded in custody
02/05/2015, by in News, Public Affairs

A man was remanded in custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday after admitting assaulting and harassing his estranged wife.Richard Kortram, 49, of North Road, Lerwick, was arrested after assaulting his estranged wife when she had gone to visit him after he had made a string of calls to her a... Read more...

Man dies in house fire

Police this afternoon confirmed that a man died in a house fire at Clousta in the early hours of this morning. Police and the fire brigade will be launching a joint investigation following the fatality at the house at Skeotaing, near Noonsbrough. Eighteen firemen along with fire engines from Bixte... Read more...