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Politics / Support shown for second Brexit vote at public meetingThere was little appetite for leaving the EU at the Town Hall event.
Politics / Lerwick hosts own Brexit vote march
Environment / Shopping trolleys and broken bottles lead to litter reminder
Transport / Cost of cabins concerns councillors
News round-up / Community councillors elected, speakers for Brexit debate, museum welcomes millionth visitor
Transport / Ferry boss talks passenger behaviourA recent documentary about the NorthLink Ferries trip north sparked a discussion about on-board incidents.
Letter / Have we not done this before?
Entertainment / Doctor waves goodbye to isles with charity concert
Letter / The ball is not in the community’s court
Transport / No breakthrough on air traffic control pay disputeLoganair has given an update on how the possible strike is affecting services.
Marine / Plan lodged for salmon net cleaning plant at Toft
Review / Bare Knuckle leaves audience stunned
Council / SIC suffers second largest funding cut in Scotland, report highlights
Health / Shorter waits for travel vaccinations are on the wingMSP critical of delays in service
Oliver announced as patron for tenth Wool Week
Marine / End of the line for Nil Desperandum
News round-up / Electoral review underway, another college strike, MP asks for marine and tidal commitment
Community / ‘Boisterous’ dogs prompt warning from council
Marine / Port authority ‘steps up a gear’ for cruise season
Review / Shetland finale rounds off ‘most accomplished series yet’
Letter / Response to Whalsay fixed links paper
Energy / SIC leader welcomes Ofgem support for subsea cable
Letter / Community benefits?
Marine / New Valhalla heads to the fishing
News round-up / Funding for local projects, ballet to visit isles, restorative justice seminar
Updated Ofgem provisionally approves interconnector plansThe 600MW transmission link would allow large wind farms to export energy from Shetland.
Transport / Sumburgh-bound plane turns back after bird strikes
Council / Youth services team wins national award
Police investigate unprovoked assault and metal theft
Council / Over 700 tonnes of clinical waste burned by SIC
Health / Hospital beds to reopen
Entertainment / Tribute acts to head north
Transport / Further talks planned on air traffic control dispute
Community / Call to modernise Lerwick Up Helly Aa falls on deaf earsShetland for UHA Equality group says exclusion on the basis of gender has no place in the 21st century
Viewpoint / ‘Challenging conversations’Council chief executive Maggie Sandison on the urgent need to improve the quality of debate on Up Helly Aa
Review / ‘Incredible but unquantifiable’ night of music at Mareel
Transport / NorthLink delay
Facebook gets the Althing treatment
Community / Three cheers for guizer jarl Ian Jamieson as Delting Up Helly Aa gets under way
‘Not feasible’ for SIC to fund or deliver tunnel to Whalsay, new study reiteratesLocal councillor Duncan Simpson warns of a ‘slow and painful death for the island’ if ferry service worsens
Energy / Jobs to go at terminal
Council / SIC’s sympathy for New Zealand