Bert Ovenstone


Strike action to hit Shetland ferry schedule

December 16, 2014

The majority of Shetland's inter island ferries will remain tied up tomorrow Wednesday morning as trade union Unite stages a three-hour walkout as part of industrial action agreed last week.


New Outer Hebrides ferry visits port

December 8, 2014

The new much-delayed ferry for the Outer Hebrides' main route visited her home port for the first time at the weekend - but only for a short 15 minute pitstop.

Western Isles

Iron Age hits Stornaway

December 1, 2014

During World War II, nearly every iron railing, gate, pipe and guttering was ripped from cities, towns and villages across Britain to help the Allies.