17th July 2019
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Posts tagged with Fair Isle

Fire fighters flown to Fair Isle blaze

Fire fighters flown to Fair Isle blaze

0 comments, 10/03/2019, by in News

Fire fighters are tackling a blaze which has broken out at the Fair Isle Bird Observatory. Reports of the fire were received at around midday, said the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. A crew from the island were first on the scene and they were later joined by a crew from Lerwick, who were f... Read more...

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...