Shetland News

Four appear from custody on drugs charge

FOUR people from Shetland have appeared from custody in Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of being concerned in the supply of drugs. Forty two year old Kerry Butler, Darren Priest, 36, and Steven Priest, 59, all of Lerwick – and 34-year-old Steven Nicholson from Sandwick – all made no plea when they appeared in private on […] Shetland News …

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Burra bridge painting and maintenance will cost more than £600,000

EYEBROWS have been raised over the cost of painting and maintaining the Burra bridge, which is set to come to nearly £700,000. This is around £290,000 more than Shetland Islands Council had initially budgeted for. However, the Scottish Government is providing significant levels of funding for the project through its local bridge maintenance fund. Shetland […] Shetland News …