A group of workers at a major gas plant in Shetland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in a dispute over rotas.
Police dogs have stopped approximately £7,500 worth of drugs from coming into Shetland through the post.
£270 fine handed to Shetland man after he failed to identify himself to police as driver of motorbike with no MOT
A man who failed to identify himself to police as the driver of motorbike with no MOT was fined £270 at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
More than 280 bags of rubbish have been collected so far as part of Shetland’s first Muckle Gadderie roadside clean-up event.
The planned roll-out of recycling throughout Shetland will not be delayed by problems with the sorting shed at Gremista, with collections due to start next month in the north and west Mainland.
A man from Irvine was remanded in custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday after appearing in private accused of assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement. Michael Gallagher, 32, who appeared from custody, was also charged with assault to injury. He made no plea and was committed for further examination.
A dry cleaners in Lerwick was ablaze earlier this evening as three fire crews were called to the scene.
A missing yacht off the coast of Shetland has been located “safe and well.”
An Orkney couple are supporting the campaign to bring a new charity air ambulance to the north-east, saying it could save lives by ensuring casualties on the islands receive more timely treatment.
One of sports oldest trophies, the Calcutta Cup, will be in Shetland later this week, where it will visit schools and Islesburgh Community Centre.
Shetland-based engineer-ing firm Ocean Kinetics has won a “sizeable” sub-contract to provide diving support services in the Antarctic.
This adorable seal pup is doing well after being nursed to health by staff at a Shetland wildlife sanctuary.
Police are training dozens of officers on Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles to use Tasers as part of a major expansion programme.
Shetland police will be running a motorcycle safety campaign in the lead-up to the Simmer Dim Motorcycle Rally in the islands later this month.
A walrus who has delighted nature lovers by touring the north coast appears to be returning home to the arctic.
A major milestone has been reached in the development of Hurricane Energy’s Lancaster field.
New exemptions and concessions are being announced for travellers affected by airport car parking charges being introduced at airports in Shetland, Orkney and Stornoway.
Police are looking for witnesses after a blaze at Shetland’s “most haunted” house was doused by firefighters yesterday morning.
Three fire crews attended a building fire in Shetland this morning.
A Shetland filmmaker is to follow in the footsteps of a fellow documentary creator by travelling to an Inuit hamlet in a remote Arctic community to recapture her vision 40 years on.
The chairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee said he is “very pleased” with a decision from councillors to approve the idea of merging Shetland’s further education sector.
A 75-year-old woman from Unst who collided with a young cyclist at a blind bend while driving near to the Baltasound Hotel has been fined £400 and given eight penalty points.
Two typhoon fighter jets flew over Shetland yesterday as part of the RAF Baton Relay celebrating the air force’s centenary.
Investing in green energy sources and focusing on efficiency measures like insulation helped Shetland Islands Council make a “significant reduction” in its carbon emissions over the past financial year.
Shetland residents, businesses and landowners are being encouraged to consider signing up to the Rural Watch Scotland initiative.
Thick fog which caused severe traffic disruption along the north-east coastline yesterday is expected to continue for the next few days – but clear skies and sunshine have been forecast inland.
A new shift pattern for the Lerwick ambulance team has helped to increase cover for its back-up ambulance.
Wildlife experts have reminded people to check their vehicles for birds after a man from Brae had a lucky escape when a nest under his car bonnet went on fire.
A Shetland tidal project operated by Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation has been given a boost thanks to a seabed lease extension by Crown Estate Scotland.
Visits to the Scottish islands are up 22% according to the latest figures posted by the Island Visitor Survey, with scenery and landscape being listed as the predominant factor in luring visitors towards the Scottish isles.
Hurricane Energy has delivered a second update on its flagship west of Shetland field development in two days.
An emergency response vehicle has spotted a pod of Orcas in the North Sea.