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Hill convicted of vandalism

Hill convicted of vandalism

02/02/2017, by in News

A man has been convicted of vandalism of North Bridge Stores in Cunningsburgh in March.Pensioner Stuart Hill, of Ocraquoy, Cunningsburgh, had damaged the stores, owned by Michael Inkster, as part of a publicity stunt to air his political beliefs that Shetland was not part of Scotland.Ler... Read more...

Trial set after Hill denies vandalism charge

Trial set after Hill denies vandalism charge

14/10/2015, by in News

Outspoken Shetland independence campaigner Stuart Hill has appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of vandalism.Hill, 72, of Ocraquoy, Cunningsburgh, denied wilfully or recklessly destroying the closed property at North Bridge Stores in Cunningsburgh.He is accused of forcing open the side ... Read more...

Hill rescued from boat – again

Hill rescued from boat – again

15/09/2008, by in News

THE OWNER of the self-styled Crown dependency of Forvik was rescued on Sunday night after his boat got into difficulty in rough weather off the island.Stuart Hill, who has been saddled with the nickname "Captain Calamity" since his turbulent arrival in Shetland seven years ago, called for help w... Read more...

A man of strong beliefs

A man of strong beliefs

04/07/2008, by in News

BY JOHN ROBERTSONIF THERE is one thing certain about Stuart Hill it is his ability to generate headlines, although he will need to be careful to avoid a final curtain call for himself on the treacherous waters of Papa Sound. This is, after all, Captain Calamity, a man popular myth suggests shoul... Read more...