The ten-part series, which could air at the end of the year or in early 2018, will focus on how services such as the NHS, ambulance and the coastguard work in tandem in the isles.
A CADET who knocked out a man in a Lerwick scuffle who had remonstrated with him about an assault he previously committed has been fined.
A NEW driver from Lerwick has been placed on the cusp of having his licence revoked after he admitted driving at excessive speeds in Scalloway last year.
A JOINER from Lerwick who caused “extensive damage” to a taxi while drunk has been ordered to pay £1,750 in compensation.
A FAILURE to declare seafood caught over a one-month period by a boat that was still under his ownership, while being operated by someone else, has landed a man from Urafirth with a £1,200 fine.
A FORMER soldier who took a young boy’s scooter from outside a Lerwick shop after drinking at Up Helly Aa before shouting and swearing has been fined £400.
POET Christine de Luca, former Shetland Arts chief Gwilym Gibbons and ex-Northern Isles MP Jim Wallace are among more than 60 signatories to an open letter calling for the UK to halt Brexit.
In a written parliamentary answer on Thursday, Scottish transport minister Humza Yousaf confirmed that the current review "on the future approach to the procurement of lifeline ferry services" would take longer than initially expected.
CALLS have been made for Flybe to demonstrate a concrete commitment to the Shetland community that goes beyond “cherrypicking” the most profitable routes amid fears about what would happen if rival airline Loganair was forced out of business.
Flybe’s decision to go head-to-head with Loganair, after the two partners fell out and decided to abandon their franchise arrangement, seems likely to result in some lower fares in the short term.
A DRIVER who knocked an experienced cyclist off her bike on the outskirts of Lerwick, leaving her unconscious in the middle of the road, has been given ten penalty points and fines totalling £750.
While the woman sustained no serious injuries, procurator fiscal Duncan Mackenzie said the keen cyclist's confidence had been badly knocked following the 17 March incident.
Gair takes over from Anderson, who is retiring as a board member after 23 years, and says is he is looking forward to the challenging of continuing the work of the authority, which had been “ably led” by his predecessor.
They were called to Bressay after the two metre long mammal was found stranded just south of the island's marina on Tuesday.
Senior management figures from the struggling regional airline were in the islands for a somewhat sparsely attended public meeting in Shetland Museum and Archives in Lerwick on Monday lunchtime.
LERWICK now has its own waterfront seafood restaurant - but you might have to be quick to grab a bite.
Akshay Borges, who worked as a chef at the award-winning Scalloway Hotel until recently, launched a pop-up eatery at Lerwick Boating Club last week.
It's fair to say popular comedian and TV personality Phill Jupitus is pretty excited about heading north for his first gig in Shetland.