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Community / Pension protestors build up momentum at Tesco roundaboutProtest is about a wide range of social inequality
Drone in near miss with Loganair plane
Community / Northmavine Up Helly Aa: a day to sing, dance, ‘and have a right good laugh’A long and exciting day ahead for Kevin Jamieson and his squad
Court / Unpaid work for unpaid fine
Court / Man appears in private on two serious charges
Brexit / Crofting: Trying to stay positive and not despair
Health / NHS chief ‘disappointed’ by compensation pay outs
Community / New law will make a real difference to domestic abuseScottish Women’s Aid chief executive visiting the isles this week.
Council / Museum gets the go ahead for extension
Court / Young man narrowly escapes jail term
Court / Fine for careless driving that led to serious accident
Court / Causing trouble on board NorthLink ferry cost young man £1,000
Court / Court takes zero tolerance approach to domestic abuse
Court / Ten month prison term for domestic abuse
Council / Wind farm decision deferred for a week
Court / Man left permanently impaired from single punch
Court / Slow driver wouldn’t stop for police
Brexit / Pie and chips on the hospital menu post Brexit?
Council / Brae hall Up Helly Aa licence extension on ice
Review / There’s something fishy going on in ShetlandThe BBC’s murder-mystery series is back and it promises to be the grittiest yet
Planning committee tasked to consider Viking’s turbine increase applicationCouncil is a consultee on wind farm variation
Brexit / SIC ready for a no deal Brexit, says Sandison
Transport / Government cash to get islanders on the e-bike
News round-up / News round-up: Theft from car, Mossbank fire, guidance on recycling for fish processors
Council / Residential unit hopes raised after committee
Court / No bail for man who assaulted ex partner
Brexit / Border controls could jeopardise fish export businessMSP Tavish Scott warns of ‘ocean of red tape’
Transport / Cllr Thomson responds to letter from Whalsay reader
News round-up / First cruise liner of the season, tourism development officer appointed, new mental health resource, Make Tax Digital seminar
Council / Council plans to bring in road risk policy
Politics / Strong turnout at Lerwick pension protest
Entertainment / Shetland crime fans in for a ‘powerful’ treatSeries 5 of the popular murder-mystery starts on Tuesday
Updated Up Helly Aa: Erik the Red roars at Uyeasound
Health / Falls prevention tour has been a ‘great success’
Youth escapade triggers emergency response
Police looking for witnesses after fire destroys caravan
Transport / Ferry cash talks continue but no breakthrough
Letters / Does the government already provide fair ferry funding?
Brexit / Momentous times for fishing only two months awayBut changes are expected to be ‘evolutionary’ rather than ‘revolutionary’
News round-up / Fish farm moratorium, Shetland Youth Theatre and new water rates
Health / Roberts to move back to NHS Borders
Politics / Carmichael condemns delays in helicopter accident inquiries