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Police seek witnesses following dangerous overtaking
Police are seeking assistance after a car was seen carrying out a dangerous overtaking manoeuvre.
The incident is said to have happened on Tuesday on the A970 north road coming into Lerwick shortly before 3pm.
Officers say the car involved was dark in colour with a red trim on the roof.
One of the vehicles that was overtaken was a white flatbed truck.
Police say they are seeking witnesses to come forward.
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Bressay croft nominated to represent sustainable agriculture
Garths Croft Bressay is one of eighteen small businesses to be nominated in a national contest to find sustainability heroes.
Food Hero Scot prioritises people and planet at the heart of enterprise.
The competition pays tribute to those in Scotland that prioritise local food production, diversification and sustainable decisions.
Garths Croft Bressay is run by Chris Dyer, focusing on traditional and heritage breeds of sheep, pig and poultry.
“I am delighted and honoured that Garths Croft Bressay has been nominated as part of the Food Hero Scot competition to represent sustainability and diversification in food production alongside engagement in traditional heritage,” said Mr Dyer.
“There are so many excellent hard-working businesses and individuals in Shetland engaged in agricultural production.”
* More coverage on Garths Croft’s nomination will feature in Landwise, out next month.
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