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Community / Sandilands family completes Movember marathon fundraiserBrae-Quarff run raises over £1,000 and counting for men’s health charity
Council / New Cullivoe road could cost £5m
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Court / Witness recalls conversation with woman accused of murder
Community / Other villages could benefit from town centre funding, councillors suggest
Letters / Time to demand more say?
Energy / Viking Energy community benefit fund agreement an ‘important step forward’Applications for the £400,000-a-year advanced grant scheme will open in early 2021
Council / Leader says SIC will continue to argue for additional Covid costs to be coveredValue of the council investments also increased by £79 million between April and September
Letters / Not so disastrous
Energy / Work on Caithness switching station to get underway
Police / Dogs Against Drugs has assisted with seizures worth £125,000
Weather / Photographer snaps striking picture in windy weather
Council / ‘We may struggle to fill seats’: SIC convener’s concern over interest in local democracy
Business / Island Larder teams up with farm dairies to offer Shetland ice cream
Transport / Ferries cancelled
Council / Virtual event to explore self-determination in island contextSpeakers from Faroe and the Isle of Man, as well as Shetland, will take part
Coronavirus / Fishermen who tested positive for Covid flown to Aberdeen
Coronavirus / Health board preparing for Covid vaccine roll-outScottish Government has confirmed that priority groups could receive vaccinations as early as December
Energy / SIC natural heritage officer believes loss of peatland associated with Yell wind farm would be contrary to planning policy
Environment / SIC’s environment chairman says green plan is a ‘significant leap’ forwardNew petrol and diesel cars won’t be able to be sold after 2030, while the UK Government also wants to further hydrogen production and offshore wind
Transport / NorthLink warns of ferry disruption
Letters / Between a rock and a hard place
Letters / Do the right thing and reinstate Mossbank bus
Letters / Bard in the bog?
Coronavirus / Two fishing crew members being treated at Gilbert Bain for Covid-19
Arts / Jenny scoops Scottish acoustic award
Court / Murder trial hears from witness asked to provide change of clothes
Business / Salmon body optimistic Grieg Seafood will find a buyerSSPO chief executive Scott hopeful 200 jobs will be safeguarded after company announces plans to focus on Norway and Canada
Community / Isles need to be promoted in ‘honest’ way following rebrand, development chief saysDiscussion also held over the best way to support struggling families
Community / Concerns raised in council chamber over bullying on social media
Health / Falls prevention tips as winter approaches
Weather / Heavy rain causes flooding in several areasPeerie Shop Cafe in Lerwick was forced to close due to flooding
Police / Police appeal over town roundabout ‘hit and run’
Community / Warning made over fireworks after horses left ‘utterly distraught’ at noise
Energy / Energy hub plans ‘completely aligned’ with government ambitions, SIC adviser says
Court / Prison officer gives evidence at murder trial
Emergency services / Flooding at Gott property
Council / Leaving isles short-changed on ferries ‘an untenable position’Coutts and Thomson continue to press for fair funding
Community / Steep rise in number of children receiving help from foodbankManager David Grieve warns overall figures are just the ‘tip of the iceberg’
Arts / Fair Isle chairs go on display in museum
Community / ‘Wonderful support’ for Hansel fae Hame student appeal
Letters / Is this name still known in Unst?
Council / Lower speed limits to be trialled on approach into south end of Lerwick