Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
The Shetland Times becomes one of the first newspapers in the UK to publish some of its content on the internet.
After a complete refurbishment, The Swan was relaunched in Lerwick Harbour.
Whilst on approach to Tingwall Airport in strong crosswinds,the Loganair air ambulance crashed short of the runway.
The pilot, Alan Young was killed. Nurse Maureen Polson removed Dr Gerald Freshwater from the wreckage.
Photographer Bobby Tulloch died.
- Second phase of the Clickimin Leisure Centre completed.