North-east landmarks are to be lit up in pink and blue in solidarity with women who have lost a child.
Pioneering partnership between NHS Shetland and RSPB Scotland allows GPs to ‘prescribe’ nature to patients
A prescription of fresh air is on offer in Shetland thanks to an innovative collaboration between the health board and the RSPB.
A Coastguard helicopter responded to an incident today after reports were received of a male requiring medical attention on an oil platform in the North Sea.
Rescuers who launched a search operation after detecting a maritime distress signal yesterday discovered that the alarm was not coming from a vessel in difficulties but from the back of a van on a ferry.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was called into action earlier today as a casualty required emergency evacuation from a North Sea supply vessel.
A man from Shetland who possessed indecent pictures and videos of children has been placed under supervision for over two years and ordered to do unpaid work.
The Coastguard operations centre in Shetland responded twice yesterday to medical evacuations from oil platforms.
Crime in Aberdeen, Shetland and the Western Isles has plummeted by 12% in the last year – the biggest reductions in Scotland.
Aberdeen has come out tops in a list of the happiest and “most vibrant” places to live in Scotland.
Shetland Islands Council is currently dealing with an incident at Aith Junior High School, where a quantity of heating oil has leaked into the ground.
Award-winning author Andy Stanton is to tour the north as part of the 20th anniversary of the Children’s Book Tour.
An extra freight ferry to serve Shetland is going into action this weekend after more than £2 million worth of fish was left in Lerwick because there wasn’t enough space on the NorthLink ferries.
A walk-out of coastguard rescue volunteers in Shetland and Orkney could be on the horizon in protest of the anticipated return of a senior officer who had been suspended in 2015.
Famous Shetland sheepdogs – dubbed the ‘most obedient pups in Scotland’ - played a special part during a Lord of the Rings-themed wedding of a Scottish Ambulance Service emergency responder.
A private plane skidded off the gravel runway on a remote Scottish island after its commercial pilot became “over-relaxed” and failed to notice he was landing too fast, investigators have ruled.
Police are looking to trace a driver who failed to stop after being followed through Lerwick by officers with blue lights on.
Shetland’s hopes of securing a bigger slice of the multi-billion-pound North Sea decommissioning market have received a boost.
Environmental health has received notification of a suspected growth of blue green algae at Loch of Clickimin in Lerwick.
Coastguard teams were called out to search the hills of Shetland this evening following reports of two people going missing.
Shetland teen given community work for ‘bizarre’ spree where he crashed a car and sexually assaulted two women
A Shetland teenager has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work and has been banned from driving for two and a half years for a string of “bizarre” offences which resulted in him crashing a car and sexually assaulting two women.
Two Army cadets from Orkney have sailed almost 600 nautical miles around the coast of Britain, honouring the fallen heroes of the First World War in the process.
A man from Lerwick narrowly escaped jail when he appeared for sentencing at the town’s Sheriff Court yesterday after admitting a bizarre string of abusive calls to a disabled acquaintance.
Beaches in Shetland are turning tropical after pineapples started washing ashore – some 10 months after large containers carrying the fruit were lost overboard from a cargo ship in the Atlantic.
A56-year-old oil worker was airlifted from a platform in the far north yesterday after becoming ill at work.
Shetland could potentially win additional money for social housing if projects are ready to proceed and other local authorities are unable to spend their full allocation within any financial year.
Police in Shetland are looking to trace any witnesses to a noisy disagreement that took place in the car park of 1 – 52 Sandveien, in Lerwick, in the early hours of Sunday.
NHS Shetland is to recruit another consultant psychiatrist to bolster the in-isles mental health team.
Guns and shells, bombs and mortar weren’t the only perils faced by soldiers during the First World War.
The issue of whether there is an overprovision of alcohol in Shetland has been up for discussion again - but there is still no consensus on whether it needs to be embedded in local policy.
A row has erupted over the first proposal to dredge for kelp in Scottish waters amid fears it could decimate marine ecosystems.
Travelodge’s attempts to build a hotel in Lerwick in partnership with Shetland Islands Council (SIC) have been rebuffed by the local authority.