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Daily Archives: February 26, 2016

Scott calls for islands plan

Scott calls for islands plan

A new "plan for the islands" aimed at combating Scottish government decisions has been put forward by Shetland's MSP.Tavish Scott has endorsed a "real debate" on Shetland's future, and has praised Wir Shetland as a way of combating "endless centralisation" of the Scottish government.He has ... Read more...

Trial set for assault accused

Trial set for assault accused

26/02/2016, by in News, Public Affairs

A trial date has been set for a man accused of attacking a woman on three separate occasions.Mark Howard, 49, whose bail address was given as Gossaford, Brae, pleaded not guilty to three charges of assaulting the woman at an address in Skarpalea, Sandwick.Howard, who appeared at Lerwick Sher... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 26/02/2016, by in News, Sport

Weekend weather forecasts are of great importance to Shetland’s sports people who travel to the mainland in search of wider competition.As we went to press the next few days appear to be set pretty fair, which will be good news for the women’s hockey squad heading to Aberdeen for their Scott... Read more...