PARENTS have expressed their disappointment after plans for a long-awaited soft play centre in Shetland were shelved less than a fortnight after being revealed.
SERVICES for children and young people in Shetland have significantly improved since 2015, according to the Care Inspectorate.
A TWENTY TWO year old woman has appeared in court charged with causing a disturbance and brandishing a knife at police officers at her home in the north of Lerwick.
A THIRTY seven year old man has appeared in court accused of behaving in a disorderly manner, brandishing a knife, threatening to kill others and assaulting three police officers.
POLICE have confirmed that they believe an individual dressed as a clown chased and scared a young child for a short distance at Cunningsburgh on Saturday afternoon.
LOCALS are being invited to put themselves forward for this year’s Crofting Commission election.
SHETLAND could have a long-awaited soft play centre for children if a new venture achieves planning consent.
POLICE are appealing for information about an individual wearing a clown outfit who jumped out of the back of a pick-up and chased members of the public in Cunningsburgh on Saturday afternoon.
A BUILDER who kept unroadworthy cars outside his house in a Brae housing estate while they were uninsured and without MOTs has been fined.
A MAN who has been told he could have only months to live if he drinks alcohol again has been placed under supervision after failing to pay for stays in a Lerwick hotel and leaving a room in a "disgusting mess".
DRIVING without insurance on two occasions in the space of just over a week landed a man from Sandwick with a fine and penalty points when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday.