21st October 2018
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Man dies in house fire

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...

Regatta cut short by death

Regatta cut short by death

27/07/2014, by in News

Skeld regatta was cut short on Saturday evening with the tragic death of Alan Slater, 63, who lived in Sandwick.Mr Slater was found in the sea at the Skeld Marina around 7pm. Attempts were made to resuscitate Mr Slater without success before an ambulance arrived and he was taken to the Gilbert B... Read more...