21st September 2018
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Coastguard rescues injured yachter off Fair Isle

Coastguard rescues injured yachter off Fair Isle

21/04/2018, by in News

A yachter has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm after being rescued off Fair Isle.The woman and her husband had been aboard the French yacht Francois Marine. At around 7.25pm on Friday the pair placed a pan-pan distress call, indicating an emergency which does not pose threa... Read more...

A personal column by Louise Thomason

A personal column by Louise Thomason

16/12/2016, by in Features

Acts of Christmas kindness We’re just a week away from Christmas. Our tree is up, some presents wrapped, and meal planning has commenced. I have to admit that, with a 16-month-old not yet aware of all the fuss, I’m probably the most excited member of the family.I’m not sure why I love Chr... Read more...

Containers lost overboard

Containers lost overboard

0 comments, 31/01/2016, by in News

Six empty containers were washed overboard from a cargo ship west of the Fair Isle Channel on Friday night.The coastguard says there has been no sign of the containers, which eash measured 20 feet in length, since the incident took place.A warning has gone out for vessels to be on the look-o... Read more...

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

Bad weather hampers air ambulance visit

0 comments, 12/07/2015, by in News

A second attempt to show off one of two air ambulances being brought into services was hampered by poor visibility.A planned itinerary was arranged and should have seen a new Airbus H145 tour extensively round parts of the isles, following feedback during consultation with communities.Th... Read more...