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    Double medal joy for Buchanan

    Originally published by and copyright of www.shetlandtimes.co.uk

    Lerwick lass Zoe Buchanan is delighted to have bagged two medals at this year’s British Transplant Games.

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    Plans approved for replacement Shetland oil-fired power plant

    Originally published by and copyright of PlanningResource (subscription)

    Plans approved for replacement Shetland oil-fired power plantPlans for a replacement oil-fired power station at Lerwick on the Shetland Isles have been approved after ministers concluded the scheme would meet the 'entire demand' of Shetland and allow for future expansion. Lerwick: new power plant approved.and more »

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    Busy coastguard

    Originally published by and copyright of www.shetnews.co.uk

    The Sumburgh based Coastguard helicopter was involved in two of the three call outs Shetland Coastguard coordinated.Shetland Coastguard coordinated three incidents over a twelve-hour period between Thursday afternoon and the early hours of Friday. The search and rescue helicopter 102 was first called out at 2.52pm to airlift an injured crewman from the oil standby vessel Grampian Protector, 105 miles south east of Shetland.

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    Shetland Isles thermal power station granted consent

    Originally published by and copyright of PlanningResource (subscription)

    Shetland Isles thermal power station granted consentThe Shetland Islands had no connection to the UK national grid and as such the electricity supply to both domestic and commercial properties was met predominantly by the existing power station, the ministers recorded. The generating capacity of the ...

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    Shetland man fined for groping woman in bar

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Shetland man fined for groping woman in barA Shetland man who “completely misread the situation” in a busy pub and grabbed a woman over her clothing before shouting and swearing at her friends has been fined £500. Gary McNally, 27, of Norrendal, Whalsay, admitted assaulting the woman by ...

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    Referendum briefing for fishermen

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    Bertie Armstrong: ' delighted with detailed responses'THE SCOTTISH Fishermen's Federation has published a 13-page 'balance-of-risk analysis' in an attempt to provide its members with information on the Scottish independence referendum. Earlier this year the SFF wrote identical letters to Scottish and UK fisheries ministers Richard Lochhead and George Eustice. Chief executive Bertie Armstrong said the association had asked questions under the headings The European Journey; Fisheries Management in an Independent Scotland; and The Business Environment.

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    No jail for knife man

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    A LOCAL musician who armed himself with a kitchen knife and hid it in his trouser waist band after being asked to leave a party for making a drunken nuisance of himself was fined and ordered to carry out unpaid work at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday. Victor Carlin, aged 43, of The Chalet, Meadows, Tresta, had previously admitted arming himself with the knife at the party near his home on 6 July.

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    Unpaid work order for man who had knife

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    A man who concealed a knife in his waistband while at a party has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work. Victor Carlin, 45, of Meadows, Tresta, was also fined £200 when he appeared for sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court today. Sentence had been deferred for reports after Carlin admitted arming himself […]

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    Ex Jarl banned and fined for drink driving

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    A FORMER guizer jarl with Lerwick Up Helly Aa was banned from driving for two years and fined £1,000 at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday after he admitted being at the wheel of his car while three and a half times the legal alcohol limit. Stanley Manson, aged 57, of King Harald Street, Lerwick, was arrested after he was seen swerving back and forth across the centre of the road at the town's North Lochside around noon on Monday 11 August. People driving behind his car reported Manson to the police after they saw him mount the kerb as he drove into the Clickimin Leisure Complex car park, before "stumbling and staggering" towards the building entrance when he climbed out of his vehicle.

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    Shetland power station plans on hold

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Shetland power station plans on holdPlans to build a new 120MW power station in Lerwick continue to be on hold despite planning consent having been granted by the Scottish Government yesterday. The £200million power station will be linked to Scottish and Southern Energy's smart grid ...

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    Shetland’s role in the First World War

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    Converted to fighting ships, the merchant cruisers were armed with guns to stop any ship they met, and fend off an attack if need be. These gunners are on H.M.S. Almanzora - Photo: Shetland Museum and ArchivesSHETLAND's important role in Britain's blockade of Germany during the First World War is being highlighted in a new exhibition that opens at Da Gadderie in the Shetland Museum on Saturday. The islands were crucial to the Allies in the First World War – not as a source of manpower, but because of its geographical position.

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    Shetland distiller takes title of most northerly UK gin

    Originally published by and copyright of The Spirits Business

    Shetland distiller takes title of most northerly UK ginThe Shetland Distillery Company has unveiled its first product, Shetland Reel Gin, made with botanicals including apple-mint found on the island of Unst. The site was established last year as a gin and whisky distillery by former Glenglassaugh ...

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    Police could not keep up with speeding motorcyclist

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    A motorcyclist who rode his machine at three figure speeds narrowly avoided losing his licence when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court.

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    Robertson's films

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    Actor Steven Robertson.ACTOR Steven Robertson, who was raised in Vidlin and starred in the BBC’s murder mystery programme ‘Shetland’, says he is relishing the prospect of coming home for film festival screenings of his work early next month. Shetland Arts’ annual Screenplay festival will feature showings of his films ‘Inside I’m Dancing’ and ‘Joyeux Noel’, after which Robertson will take part in a Q&A session with the audience.

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    Orkney and Shetland islanders already winning Scotland's independence debate

    Originally published by and copyright of The Guardian

    Orkney and Shetland islanders already winning Scotland's independence debateTheir geographic position lends all three island groups economic power: Orkney and Shetland in particular have enormous offshore and marine renewables potential; Shetland is a home to Scotland's valuable mackerel and herring fishing fleets, and the ...

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    Ambassadors for Shetland

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    Erraid Davies won a swimming bronze in Glasgow. Photo: Ian MacNicolCOUNCIL convener Malcolm Bell has praised the achievements of Shetland's three athletes who successfully competed at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last month. Speaking at the start of Wednesday's full council meeting, the convener said he was "thrilled" to witness 13 year old Erraid Davies, from Skeld, win a bronze medal in the 100 metre breaststroke para sport finals.

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    Go ahead for new power station

    Originally published by and copyright of www.shetlandtimes.co.uk

    Electricity supplies will be improved and up to 400 jobs created during the construction phase after planning consent has been granted for the new Lerwick Power Station. The new power station will replace the existing facility at Gremista, where some of the  generators are 40 years old. The existing station will be decommissioned following construction […]

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    Water supply disrupted

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    Homes in East Voe were left without any water supply yesterday, with around 10 properties experiencing disruption thanks to a burst water main.

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    Motorcyclist 'very fortunate' to keep licence

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    A MOTORCYCLIST who drove at “grossly excessive” speed was told he was “very fortunate” not to be disqualified at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday. Vincent Tonner, 27, of North Nesting, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving his motorbike carelessly on the A970 road between the South Nesting junction and Lerwick on 31 July 2013. Procurator fiscal Duncan Mackenzie said the offence took place at 8.30pm on a fine summer’s evening. Tonner had “gone out and opened up the throttle” without realising he had pulled out of a junction in front of an unmarked police van.

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    Misread situation

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    A MAN who “completely misread the situation” in a busy pub and grabbed a woman over her clothing before shouting and swearing at her friends has been fined £500. Gary McNally, 27, of Norrendal, Whalsay, admitted assaulting the woman by grabbing hold of her crotch at the Thule Bar on 17 January this year. He also pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing and making threats at the woman’s friends, including her boyfriend.

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