OVER 840 households in Sandwick and Levenwick lost power on Friday afternoon after an overheard line came down.
SNP Highlands and Islands list MSP Maree Todd has hailed the Scottish Government's draft budget as one which will "deliver a fairer society for the whole of Scotland, including our island communities".
A FORTY eight year old man has been bailed after appearing in Lerwick Sheriff Court charged with damaging two vehicles belonging to his wife by striking them with a piece of wood.
LIFE expectancy for men in Shetland has increased by nearly one and a half years over the last decade – but its growth rate has been one of the slowest in Scotland.
POLICE in Shetland have attended a total of eight incidents from Virkie to Brae in the past day as a result of icy conditions on the roads.
THERE will be no heating or hot water for households in a number of areas of Lerwick on Thursday as essential maintenance is carried out on the town's district heating scheme.
FIREFIGHTERS from Sandwick were tasked on Tuesday morning to extinguish a vehicle which had caught fire in the south mainland village.
DRIVERS are being warned to take care on the roads over the next 48 hours due to the potential for black ice.
OVER one thousand households across Shetland were without power for a period of time over the weekend as poor weather continued to affect electricity supplies.
PEOPLE in Cunningsburgh and its surrounding areas are being encouraged to look in their gardens and property for a dog that went missing two months ago in Sandwick.
A SEAL caught in a lobster line around 80 metres off Shetland's northernmost island had its life saved by three local people who braved choppy seas to come to its rescue on Wednesday.
THE DISPUTE over whether the Scottish Government will honour its pledge to boost ferry funding for Shetland Islands Council has descended into a political spat between local SNP and Liberal Democrat MSPs.
A THIRTY two year old man appeared from custody in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court at Thursday on a petition alleging two charges of sexual assault.
A MAN who assaulted his partner and struggled violently with police officers has been remanded in custody for another two weeks ahead of sentencing.
A MAN who was carrying a kitchen knife in public earlier this year has been given a 12-month prison sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.