OFFICIALS from the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are set to visit Shetland in mid-June as moves continue to be made locally for student accommodation to feature at the old Anderson High School site.
POSSESSING a single ecstasy tablet cost a 20 year old man £300 when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
A MAN who drove with over three times the limit of alcohol in his blood was fined £630 and banned from driving for 16 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
A SOCIAL work report has been ordered for a woman who defrauded the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) of almost £11,000.
POLICE and town centre based organisations are warning drivers to familiarise themselves with the road rules around Lerwick's Commercial Street and be aware of pedestrians as the tourist season gets busier.
A MAN was released on bail after appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday accused of assaulting two men in the Douglas Arms pub in Lerwick at the weekend.
INVESTING in green energy sources and focusing on efficiency measures like insulation helped Shetland Islands Council make a "significant reduction" in its carbon emissions over the last financial year.
A MAN from Glasgow appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday on a petition alleging assault to severe injury and the danger of life.
Richelle Fraser said that although it was a physical ailment that killed her father Stewart, the root of the problem was his life-long drinking.
SAXA Vord Resort owner Frank Strang responds to former Busta House hotelier Joe Rocks' Viewpoint article on the local accommodation sector.
Strang's company Shetland FM operates the Sella Ness accommodation facility, while he is also a director of Shetland Space Centre.
ROCK and roll might not save the world, but there is no harm in giving it a chance. With this philosophy behind their new album Love In Wartime, Americana band Birds of Chicago bring a sparkle of hope into the dark days of today's world, writes Zdenka Mlynarikova.
The backing on Tuesday came a day after the education and families committee also approved the idea.
THE FORMER owner of Busta House Hotel, Joe Rocks, responds to our news story on the implications of the end of the oil boom (End of boom reveals economic weaknesses, SN, 14/05/2018).
"The private accommodation sector has become the first victim of these radical, yet not entirely unexpected, changes. With the construction workers gone and the oil companies tightening their belts hotels, guesthouses and private houses for rent are standing empty."
THE COMMITTEE behind the 18th Shetland Classic Motor Show is firing from all cylinders to get ready for this year's event, which takes place at the Clickimin Leisure Complex in Lerwick over the first weekend in June.
BREXIT has little to do with the European Union and all the more with the never-ending war within the Tory party, according to Shetland MSP Tavish Scott. Here he makes the case for why the UK should stay in the EU.
I believe the world we live in demands an international approach. On keeping people safe, tackling environmental change or standing up to the world's bullies, nations have to work together. Europe has done that since the Second World War. The European Union is a direct consequence of the horrors of war.