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    Staff evacuated after fire at Greenhead Base

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    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 […]

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    Man denies racism charge

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    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.

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    Cargo ship drifting after engine room fire

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    Shetland Coastguard was called to assist the Dutch cargo vessel Myrte on Tuesday afternoon after she had had a small fire in her engine room and lost engine power. The vessel with nine crew on board was drifting in the Fair Isle channel when the nearby Olympic Octopus came to stand by at around 5.10pm. […]

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    Cargo ship drifting off Fair Isle

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    A screen shot of the www.marinetraffic.com website showing the Myrte drifting off Fair Isle.THE Sullom Voe tug Tystie has now reached the stricken cargo ship Myrte, which is drifting 12 miles south east of Fair Isle. The Dutch registered freighter with nine crew on board suffered engine failure following a fire in its engine room on Tuesday. Preparations are now under way to tow her to Lerwick. Shetland Coastguard was alerted at 5.10pm on Tuesday and has since been kept busy coordinating the rescue effort.

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    Lerwick fireworks return

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    Thousands came out on 3 November 2012 to enjoy the last Lerwick fireworks display - Photo: Austin TaylorTHE Lerwick fireworks display is back with a bang on 1 November after a one year absence from the isles' social calendar. In a major change to previous years the Knab will replace Clickimin camping site as the location for the fireworks.

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    Back with a bang – fireworks display returns

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    Lerwick’s fireworks display will make a return next month, following last year’s absence from the town’s events calendar. In a change from the usual location, the display will take place at the Knab instead of Clickimin. Before now the fireworks have been ignited at the now defunct campsite. Parking will be available at the large […]

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    Urquhart: politicians must listen to the people

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    Independent MSP Jean Urquhart.IT IS VITAL that the voices of ordinary people are heard during talks on greater powers for the Scottish Parliament, according to Highlands and Islands list MSP Jean Urquhart. The pro-independence politician said she was “delighted” to read a comment from Lord Smith of Kelvin, who is chairing the Smith Commission on further devolution, stressing that “our people must have a say on extra powers”. Urquhart said she was concerned that Northern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael “seems to be setting boundaries with regard to the devolution of more powers before the Smith Commission gathers in the crucial evidence of the people living in Scotland – including the voters of Orkney and Shetland”.

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    Football lottery letter is a scam

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    Postal scam letters, seemingly offering people the chance to win large amounts of money in online football lotteries, have been received by households in the isles. Lerwick resident Andrew Chalmers is one person who has received a letter, said to be from the “International FIFA World Cup Online Lottery, Australia”. He said he googled the […]

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    Street fight arrests

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    Police were called to a fight in Lerwick’s Commercial Street in the early hours of Tuesday. The incident, involving four men, happened around 12.30am and was reported to police by a member of the public. Officers went to the scene and two men were arrested. One has been charged with a hate crime and is […]

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    Golspie confirmed for Shetland semi

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    Golspie confirmed for Shetland semiThey reached the final four following a stunning 7-0 thrashing of Sutherland United in the quarter-final stages. Shetland were handed a bye through to the semi's after Inverness Clachnacuddin were unable to raise a team and forfeited their own quarter ...

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    Man arrested in connection with Shetland hate crime

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    Man arrested in connection with Shetland hate crimeA man has been arrested and charged with an allegation of hate crime after an altercation between four men in Shetland. The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday, in Commercial Street, Lerwick, and resulted in a second man also being ...St Clements Church in Lerwick in Shetland seriously damaged in fire stv.tvFire at former St Clements church in Lerwick probed BBC Newsall 12 news articles »

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    Blaze damages Shetland church

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    Blaze damages Shetland churchTwo crews from Lerwick, and one from Scalloway, were deployed to the fire, which severely damaged an extension at the two-storey building. It had started on the ground floor, while the firefighters' task was made more difficult by a build up of smoke ...

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    Alleged hate crime

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    A MAN has been charged with committing a hate crime and is in custody following an “altercation” involving four men on Lerwick’s Commercial Street in the early hours of Tuesday. Following the incident at around 12.30am another man has also been arrested and charged with assault.

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    More flights added to Loganair schedule

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    Loganair is increasing the number of flights from Sumburgh to Glasgow and Edinburgh as part of the airline’s 2014/15 winter schedule. Starting on Wednesday, the Sumburgh-Edinburgh route will continue on its summer pattern of three return flights a day on Mondays and Thursdays, as opposed to traditionally scaling down for the winter months. This increase […]

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    Investigation into St Clement’s fire

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    Fire fighters from Lerwick and Scalloway attending St Clement's Hall on Monday night. Photo: Austin TaylorA JOINT police and fire investigation has been launched into the cause of a fire, which damaged the disused St Clement's Hall in Lerwick on Monday night. Police are guarding the St Olaf Street building until officers from the mainland arrive in the isles to start their inquiries.

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    Ferries delayed by ‘Gonzalo gales’

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    The tail-end of hurricane Gonzalo is disrupting sea travel to and from Shetland. Tonight’s southbound passenger ferry sailing to Aberdeen will only leave Lerwick at around 2am, not 7pm as scheduled. This is due to “forecast adverse weather conditions”. However passengers on the Hjaltland will still have to check in as usual. Check-in will open […]

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    Hockey girls through to next round

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    The Shetland Ladies hockey team were victorious in their first mach in the Scottish District Cup at the weekend, defeating Livingston & West Lothian by four clear goals.

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    Tannery up for award

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    Natalie Cairns-Ratter with her Shetland Tannery produce.THE SHETLAND Tannery, which processes local sheep, goat and cattle hides, is up for an award this week. The business is based on a croft at the Knowes in Gluss, Ollaberry, and was started by Natalie Cairns-Ratter. She is travelling to Worcestershire for the finals of the British Farming Awards.

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    St Clement’s Hall badly damaged in blaze

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    The listed St Clement’s Hall in Lerwick has been left badly damaged by a fire that resulted in severe damage to the ground floor. Firefighters were called to the hall at 7.46pm on Monday and the fire took more than an hour to extinguish. The two-storey building, in St Olaf Street, is believed to have […]

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    Ferry delays

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    The Hrossey leaving Lerwick earlier this month.AS SHETLAND is likely to escape the worst of Tuesday's stormy weather, north boats operator Serco NorthLink has said both its ferries will operate. The Hrossey, due to leave Aberdeen for Kirkwall and Lerwick at 5 pm, will arrive in Orkney up to two hours behind schedule and, depending on sea conditions, is expected to reach Lerwick by mid-morning.

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