And sprinter Faye Cox added another bronze medal in the 100 metres track event.
THREE MEN have been granted bail and ordered to leave the islands after denying behaving in a threatening or abusive manner in a popular Lerwick pub and a nearby lane on Saturday.
Two of the men gave South Tyneside addresses – 33 year old Neil Barr of Aspen Place, South Shields and 40 year old Lee Donnelly of Lune Green, Jarrow – and the third, 33 year old Michael Ward, is from Pontefract in West Yorkshire.
SHETLAND Islands Council is to examine whether funds belonging to a trust that offers grants to students and educational organisations can be invested differently to generate greater income.
The Zetland Educational Trust, which was created in 1961, has a pot of money worth £662,000 and dishes out bursaries of £200 to university students, along with grants for more general education projects.
POLICE in Lerwick are looking for two men who allegedly vandalised a hand built wooden canoe at Lerwick harbour at around 7.30pm on Sunday.
The two men, who made off in the direction of Commercial Street and Harbour Street, are between 20 to 30 years of age, slim build and 6 to 6ft 2 inches tall.
One of the men was described as wearing thick glasses and of a spotty complexion, dressed in a black jacket and jeans; the other had dark hair and was wearing a green jacket and jeans.
AN OFFSHORE worker was fined £400 after he was found guilty of calling another man a ‘nigger’ during a confrontation outside a Lerwick taxi office in the early hours of 21 October.
Giving evidence at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday morning, Keith Feeney was adamant that such a word was not part of his vocabulary.
The population of Fair Isle, half way between Shetland and Orkney, has dipped to just 55, its lowest level in several years.
The men's half marathon team opened the tally when they won silver at the very first event of the Jersey games.
Shetland South member Allison Duncan told the community safety and resilience board committee last week that Shetland faces "a major catastrophe" unless road users are kept more strictly in check.
Duncan made the suggestion after a report given by police chief inspector Lindsay Tulloch showed the amount of people detected for speeding in the isles had increased over the last couple of years.
Scottish folk trio Lau returned to Mareel on Friday night having released new album The Bell That Never Rang in May.
HARDY volunteers for Disability Shetland are hoping to raise £10,000 this summer to secure the popular charity's survival.
On Friday, in deteriorating weather conditions, they completed a 10 mile row in an open boat from Nesting to Lerwick, as part of their 100 mile fundraising challenge.
LOGANAIR have promised to introduce more compassionate discounts and to radically improve the reliability of their highlands and islands service after meeting with campaigners for almost five hours on Thursday night.
Campaign founder Scott Preston who set up a Facebook page complaining about Loganair’s airfares praised the company for sending three of its most senior managers to Shetland and listening earnestly to people’s complaints.
JUST four minutes separated the Bergen registered yacht Serenity and second-placed Scirocco III in the first leg of this year's Shetland Race.
Serenity took just under 33 hours to complete the challenging course across the northern North Sea.
The organisation’s 56m long MY Sam Simon - a former Japanese weather survey ship named after the late Simpsons creator who donated the £1 million to buy the vessel - is berthed at the east of Gremista in Lerwick until Saturday.
On Thursday the company announced they had completed the installation of one half of the topside infrastructure, placing it on one of the two massive platform jackets that were installed in the north Atlantic two years ago at a depth of 140 metres.
A LERWICK man was taken to the cells on Thursday after drinking a bottle of vodka before appearing in the town’s sheriff court.
Owen Haughian, of Hoofields, had been due to stand trial charged with sexual assault for attempting to kiss a 14 and a 15 year old girl on 1 August last year and 24 January this year, along with a breach of the peace.
A MAN from Scalloway facing a series of drug-related charges was reased on bail after appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday.
Kevin Clark of 5 Undirhoull, East Voe, is accused of having cocaine and cannabis resin in his possession at an address in Lerwick’s King Harald Street on Wednesday.
A YELL man has been released on bail after appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday charged with downloading pornographic images of children.
Sam Hesketh appeared in private made no plea or declaration and was committed for further examination.
TWO troublesome teenage twins from Lerwick have been ordered to undertake nearly 400 hours of unpaid work between them after committing a string of offences.
Lee and Drew Hamilton, of 89 St Olaf St, were also placed under supervision for 18 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
A GLASGOW construction worker has been fined for making homophobic remarks towards a barman on a Scalloway accommodation vessel.
Lee Fitzpatrick, of 11 Glenacre Gardens, Castlemilk, admitting using abusive language on board the MV Gemini at Blacksness Pier in the early hours of 9 March.
A GLASGOW man has been fined over £1,000 for assaulting another drinker on the head with a glass in a Lerwick pub.
Forty three year old Graham Maconnachie, of Craigbo Court, Glasgow, struck another man on the head with the glass at the Thule Bar on 6 July last year.
Last month Voe resident Julia Odie started collecting clothing for Operation Orphan’s ‘Keep a Child Warm’ project.