Jump to content

  • Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Windows Live Log In with LinkedIn Log In with Google      Sign In   
  • Create Account

Upcoming events

Icon Latest Classifieds

Random Classified

Raleigh Bike

80.00 by Spinnin

Time Left - 22 Hours, 12 Minutes

    Two injured in Black Gaet crash

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

    Two people were taken to hospital yesterday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash at the Black Gaet junction south of Lerwick. The crash, between a car and a 4×4 vehicle, happened at about 4.45pm and  police closed one lane of the road for a while. The man and woman taken to hospital were not seriously injured, […]

    Get the full story

    Shetland dentist faces charges of poor patient treatment

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Shetland dentist faces charges of poor patient treatmentA Shetland dentist will appear before a disciplinary committee next month accused of failing to properly treat two patients. Paul D'Eathe is said to have provided sub-standard dental treatment to the man and woman at Montfield Dental Centre between ...

    Get the full story

    Ferry disruptions expected

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

    NorthLink is warning of delays and disruptions to ferry sailings to and from Aberdeen over the weekend.

    Get the full story

    Cracks appear in Living Lerwick

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

    Some retailers have withheld levies due to the organisation charged with rejuvenating the town centre claiming it has lost its focus and is of no benefit to businesses.

    Get the full story

    Ferry service disruptions

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

    NORTHLINK is to run its Lerwick to Aberdeen service four hours ahead of schedule on Saturday to avoid the worst of the windy weather expected at the weekend. Currently it looks as though the Hjaltland will leave Lerwick at 3pm on Saturday afternoon, with check-in opening at 1.30pm. The ferry operator's northbound service meanwhile will only sail as far as Orkney and return to Aberdeen overnight from Sunday to Monday.

    Get the full story

    Oxjam gets ready to take over the town

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

    A packed Lerwick Boating Club during last year's Oxjam. Photo: Chris BrownLERWICK will be awash with local music for a global cause when the annual Oxjam Shetland Takeover returns for its third year this weekend. In the past four years, beginning with an Oxjam gig in the Lerwick Legion in 2011, Shetlanders have raised over £12,000 for Oxfam – enough move to provide safe drinking water to six schools, or 238 safe, clean toilets for refugee camps in disaster areas, helping to prevent the spread of disease.

    Get the full story

    Shetland harbour gets £16.5m expansion boost

    Originally published by and copyright of Scotsman

    Shetland harbour gets £16.5m expansion boostShetland company, Tulloch Developments Ltd, has been appointed main contractor. Site set-up will start before Christmas and the main works are due to get underway in the New Year, with completion in Autumn 2016. Construction is expected to create up to ...Tulloch takes £16.5M Shetland Islands port job New Civil EngineerTulloch wins £16million Lerwick Harbour contract Aberdeen Press and Journal£16.5 million expansion of Lerwick Harbour Fish Update The Construction Index  - Construction Enquirerall 11 news articles »

    Get the full story

    Black Gaet crash

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

    NO one was injured in a two-vehicle crash at the Black Gaet, south of Lerwick, on Thursday afternoon just before 5pm. The road is down to one lane and police officers are directing traffic.

    Get the full story

    Breach of data protection causes Shetland Council to change approach

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Breach of data protection causes Shetland Council to change approachA breach of data protection has resulted in Shetland Islands Council announcing that it will no longer publish individual responses to school closure proposals from members of the public. Last month council chief executive Mark Boden commissioned an ...

    Get the full story

    Told to leave Shetland

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

    A TEENAGER from Barrhead was released on bail and told to leave Shetland on tonight's ferry, when he appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday morning. Patrick Colquhoun, of 18 Balgray Crescent, pleaded not guilty to a charge of being in possession of a knife at the Voe hall on Wednesday night.

    Get the full story

    Quartet chosen for Scottish students’ netball squad

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

    Four Shetland netball players have been selected for the Scottish Student Sport (SSS) 2014/15 squad.

    Get the full story

    New fisheries commissioner

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

    Karmenu Vella.THE Scottish fishing industry has called on the new European fisheries commissioner Karmenu Vella to be more inclusive than his Greek predecessor Maria Damanaki. The Maltese politician was named the new commissioner for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries in Jean-Claude Junker's commission, confirmed by the European Parliament on Wednesday.

    Get the full story

    Reduced Whalsay service after fire on Linga

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

    Emergency services were called to Laxo on Wednesday night when the Whalsay ferry Linga had a small fire in one of her three engines while ten minutes into her scheduled crossing to Symbister. The master of the Linga alerted Shetland Coastguard at around 10.15pm saying he was returning to Laxo after indications of a fire in the engine room. On arrival at the ferry terminal crew members extinguished the fire with foam before local coastguard volunteers and the fire service arrived on scene.

    Get the full story

    Shetland ferry fire

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    Shetland ferry fireA ferry had to turn back to pier in Shetland after a blaze started on-board. At around 10.15pm, the captain of the ferry – which was travelling between Laxo and Whalsay – reported a fire in the engine-room of the ship. Emergency services responded and ...Shetland ferry between Whalsay and mainland damaged in engine fire stv.tvall 3 news articles »

    Get the full story

    New £16.5m pier for Lerwick Harbour announced

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

    Lerwick Port Authority today announced its biggest investment to date in a construction project to benefit the fishing and oil sectors. The construction of a new jetty at Holmsgarth North will cost a total of £16.5 million and local company Tulloch Developments Ltd has been appointed main contractor. The new L-shaped jetty will provide deeper […]

    Get the full story

    New Holmsgarth pier to create up to 20 jobs

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

    An artist's illustration of the planned Holmsgarth North pier - Image: LPALOCAL civil engineering firm Tulloch Developments has been appointed as the main contractor to build Lerwick Port Authority's new £16.5 million Holmsgarth North pier. The latest expansion of Lerwick Harbour will see 800 metres of additional deep water berthing space being constructed over the next two years.

    Get the full story

    SIC tightens policy following data breach

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

    Angry members of the Urafirth parent council. From left: Clare Pottinger, Robin Sinclair, Pamela Ruddick, Liane Anderson, Charlene Johnston and Claire Herridge - Photo: Pete Bevington/ShetnewsA “BLATANT” breach of data protection has resulted in Shetland Islands Council announcing that it will no longer publish individual responses to school closure proposals from members of the public. Last month council chief executive Mark Boden commissioned an investigation after parents in Northmavine accused the local authority of “failing to ensure our privacy is taken seriously”.

    Get the full story

    Racial abuse charge denied

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

    A man has been released on bail after being accused of racially abusive to his victim – but warned to stay out of the isles unless to attend court. Keith Feeney, 39, of Mansefield Court in Kelso denies calling a man a “nigger” in the town’s Commercial Street, intending to cause alarm and distress. Appearing […]

    Get the full story

    Staff evacuated after fire at Greenhead Base

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

    About 60 men were evacuated from the Greenhead Base this morning in a full-scale emergency when an acetylene cylinder and an oxygen cylinder went on fire. Two fire engines from Lerwick and one from Sandwick were called to the base shortly before 11am, followed by a police van and an ambulance, which was called to […]

    Get the full story

    Man denies racism charge

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

    A THIRTY nine year old man has been bailed after denying calling another man a “nigger” in the centre of Lerwick on Tuesday. Keith Feeney, of Mansefield Court, Kelso, pleaded not guilty to a charge of behaving in a racially aggravated manner with the intention of causing alarm and distress on the town’s Commercial Street.

    Get the full story

Recently Added Posts

  • Frances144Photo
    2014 - My Shetland

    Frances144 - Today, 04:34 PM

    http://myshetland.co.uk/measuring/Rugs

  • MuckleJoanniePhoto
    Broadband speed

    MuckleJoannie - Today, 03:04 PM

    Find out how a Shetland resident relies on his BT Business broadband. http://www.insight.bt....

  • Gorgonzola Butt-cheesePhoto
    UKIP

    Gorgonzola Butt-cheese - Today, 02:42 PM

    EU demand another 1.7 billion,  perhaps they running out of gold plated lobster for Barosso'...

  • ShetlandYouthPhoto
    Islesburgh & Sound Youth Club

    ShetlandYouth - Today, 12:35 PM

  • GhostriderPhoto
    Bressay Chain Ferry

    Ghostrider - Today, 06:21 AM

    ^ *If*, and thats a big *if*, its cheaper in the long run. Boats tend to require replacement ever...

  • ScorriePhoto
    Bressay Chain Ferry

    Scorrie - Today, 05:12 AM

    Why do anything? Why not just continue with the present ferry system?

  • Frances144Photo
    2014 - My Shetland

    Frances144 - Yesterday, 03:03 PM

    http://myshetland.co.uk/storm-by-name-but-not-by-nature/ I worry so

  • marlin13Photo
    Bressay Chain Ferry

    marlin13 - Yesterday, 01:07 PM

    Anyone remember this? A tunnel could be built now without impacting on the aspirations of LP...

  • GhostriderPhoto
    Bressay Chain Ferry

    Ghostrider - Yesterday, 11:37 AM

    The LPA play their cards pretty close to their chest, I doubt that there aren't at least tentativ...

  • DizzyKipperPhoto
    Broadband speed

    DizzyKipper - Yesterday, 10:40 AM

    OK I get that, although I'm two miles from the exchange and still get 6Mb and have an SNR of 6. n...

Latest Discussions