A TEENAGER who has yet to complete a community payback order imposed after he admitted assaulting three people has been ordered to complete an additional 10 hours of unpaid work.
A YOUNG man who has failed to complete a community payback order has been granted bail after appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday.
THERE will be an action-packed series of activities in Brae this weekend as the north mainland village showcases all it as to offer.
TELEVISION viewers in Shetland have been reminded that they may have to retune their Freeview equipment next week.
THE COMPANY behind plans to build a large wind farm in the central mainland of Shetland has made half of its staff redundant after it became clear that the project would not progress before early 2019.
A MAN who knocked out another man in a Lerwick scuffle who had remonstrated with him about an assault he previously committed has been fined.
A NEW driver from Lerwick has been placed on the cusp of having his licence revoked after he admitted driving at excessive speeds in Scalloway last year.
A JOINER from Lerwick who caused “extensive damage” to a taxi while drunk has been ordered to pay £1,750 in compensation.
A GROUP of former classmates believed to represent the largest ever number of pupils in a single year at the Anderson High School are getting together to celebrate their 50th birthdays in what is to be the final ever reunion to take place in the existing school buildings.
With secondary education in Lerwick set to relocate to a brand new school at the lower Staney Hill this autumn, the 1981/82 secondary three class – which numbered some 296 pupils at the height of the North Sea oil boom – will get together on Saturday 12 August.
Neil and Valerie Inkster, who tied the knot at the Shetland Museum and Archives on Saturday, are fans of the comic and would have been at his stand-up gig at Mareel that night if it hadn’t been for a more important engagement.
Zetland Motorcycle Club aims to raise £5,000 for MacMillan Cancer Support Shetland and the Armed Forces Bikers (AFB) charity by completing the trek, which should take around five days.
THE Scottish Chamber Orchestra's series of concerts in Shetland has been a little different than usual - two shows in local halls (Aith and Burravoe), a concert aimed at young children and parents, and one 'traditional' concert in Mareel.
YOU may have seen Phill Jupitus on telly as a team captain on BBC2’s pop quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks over the last 20 years, or heard his dynamic voice over the radio presenting shows and regularly contributing on comedy panel shows. However, not many in the crowd would have seen Porky the Poet, one of his alter egos and the opening act of the night, writes Aaron Leask.
THE Scottish Chamber Orchestra has been visiting Shetland intermittently for about 30 years: touring Scotland is one of its prime functions, and this year the deployment of its 24 strong string ensemble, under the direction of violinist Alexander Janiczek, has enabled the orchestra to tour Shetland itself – at Aith in the West Mainland, Burravoe in Yell, and at Mareel in Lerwick.
Stephen Bell of Sandside Road, Mossbank, was also handed an additional non custodial sentence of four years, placed on the sex offender register for an indefinite period of time, and placed under a sexual offences prevention order which will closely monitor his use of the internet.
The ten-part series, which could air at the end of the year or in early 2018, will focus on how services such as the NHS, ambulance and the coastguard work in tandem in the isles.