Pupils from Aith Junior High School handed over the money to trustees on Wednesday. The donation comes via the Youth Philanthropy Initiative, which encourages children to take part in Dragons’ Den style events to promote chosen charities.
POLICE are keen to speak to the driver of a red Ford vehicle which was forced to leave the road last week following a reported dangerous overtaking manoeuvre.
A MAN from the north east of England who caused his former partner fear or alarm over two consecutive days in Lerwick earlier this year has been fined £800 and given a non-harassment order.
UP-AND-COMING London-based indie band Hunter and the Bear rocked the Lerwick Legion to its foundations on Friday night.
A DIVER from Shetland has been found guilty of raping a woman in an Edinburgh churchyard more than seven years ago.
Cy Sullivan, 26, who left his victim naked from the waist down and feeling "awful" in the Greyfriars Kirkyard, was caught after his DNA was taken in October 2015 when he assaulted a bouncer.
The case against Pall Klein Rasmussen, of Klaksvik, ended at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Friday over two years after it first came to light. It was set to go to trial, but a plea was agreed at the last minute.
The skipper's trawler Christian I Grotinum had been inspected by Marine Scotland officials in Lerwick in November 2014.
A number of free talks and tours will take place on 3 June, while there will also be craft activities and live music.
The £11.6 million Lerwick building was opened on 31 May 2007 by Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, alongside the Queen of Norway.
Ryan Farren, of Tarland, Sandwick, admitted driving with 65 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath on Lerwick's North Road on 23 April. The legal limit is 22 micogrammes.
Karen Cunningham, who also worked as head of Glasgow’s libraries for a number of years, said the role offered a “dream” opportunity to work in the isles.
Nineteen year old Sarah Gardiner, who was raised in Shetland and only moved away to Dumfriesshire around four months ago, had travelled to Manchester for the Ariana Grande concert.
The aircraft’s pilot was forced to take evasive action as a result of the incident, which occurred at around 1.10pm. The unmanned drone was flying just 20-30 metres away from the flight at a height of around 4,000 feet.
PLANS TO make an overnight ferry journey the default option for NHS Shetland patients travelling to Aberdeen have been discarded after the health board instead agreed to accept a new deal on fares from airline Loganair.
The board unanimously agreed to accept a deal which will save around £300,000 a year from NHS Shetland’s £2.7 million travel budget. It is also hoped a further £250,000 can be saved by reducing the amount of patient journeys undertaken.
The Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) money, which amounts to £122,350, has also been used to allow COPE to acquire local food and drinks company Shetlandeli.
LOCAL candidates have welcomed the decision to suspend the general election campaign following a suspected terrorist attack which resulted in 22 people being killed at a concert in Manchester on Monday night.
Police are treating the apparent suicide bombing, which took place in the foyer of the Manchester Arena during a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande, as a terrorist attack.
A DRIVING instructor from Sandwick who admitted carrying out an overtaking manoeuvre which resulted in two cars having to perform emergency stops to avoid a collision has received penalty points and a fine.
A MAN from Lerwick who admitted asking two girls aged 13 and 14 to take a bath together and allow him to watch will learn his fate in July.
A MAN from Scalloway who assaulted two other pub-goers and behaved aggressively towards a bouncer on a night out in Lerwick has been fined £400.
POLICE are seeking information following reports of dangerous driving on the main road between Lerwick and Brae on Wednesday lunchtime.
A FIFTY five year old man appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday on a petition alleging two charges relating to the misuse of drugs act 1971.
A MAN from Virkie who refused to provide breath samples to police who were investigating possible drink driving has been banned from the road for two years and fined £1,300.
A MAN and a woman who were involved in the supply of cannabis and cannabis resin have been placed on community payback order.
A MAN from Lerwick who repeatedly struck another man on the head at an address in the town last year has been placed under supervision and given unpaid work to complete.
POLICE have confirmed that a man has been charged with committing a racially-aggravated offence in a Lerwick town centre corner shop at the weekend.
SHETLAND's community learning and development has received a positive report following an inspection in March.
AN ADULT and a child are recovering in hospital on the Scottish mainland after sustaining minor burns resulting from a gas explosion at a house in Hillswick on Sunday morning.
POLICE are seeking witnesses who may have information regarding damage caused to a car parked at two separate locations in Lerwick on Monday.