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Community / CAB to run money advice clinics
Coronavirus / One more Covid case recorded
Community / ‘Even Vikings can’t defy the rules of tier three’
Coronavirus / Hopes for most over-80s to receive first vaccine dose by end of the week
Community / District heating scheme to shut down to allow for essential repairs
Community / Sumburgh Head lighthouse secures funding
Showcases / LEF – Made stronger to last longer
Politics / Regional MSP stresses need for Highlands and Islands to be supported in budget
Energy / New battery storage system will help to lower power station’s carbon footprint
Kjell Wevling — an appreciation
Climate / Pelagic fish a ‘climate smart food source’
Weather / Gritter off the road as cold weather looks set to continue
News round-up / Up Helly Aa fire pits, healthy life expectancy, UHI secures Covid funding and more
Updated One more coronavirus case confirmed
Community / Town Hall bells to chime out Up Helly Aa songs
Transport / Sumburgh Airport car parking income takes significant – but expected – dip
Coronavirus / Two more positive cases confirmed
Coronavirus / Another Covid death confirmed
Brexit / New support scheme unlikely to benefit fishing vessels
Coronavirus / Health board urges islanders not to visit other households
Coronavirus / Council keen for government to explore testing of people travelling to islesThe issue has been part of ongoing discussions since last spring
Community / Food growing project secures extra funding
Transport / Cashless advocate pleased to hear about card payments on ferriesCard payments would have been introduced on North Isles ferries by now if it wasn’t for coronavirus restrictions, councillor says
Business / Ocean Kinetics opens centre for non-destructive testing
Coronavirus / School staff member among cluster of Yell Covid cases
Coronavirus / Plenty of help at hand to deliver mass vaccination programmeEmergency services have offered help with the rollout to the general population, although its success depends on vaccine supply, health chiefs warn
Coronavirus / Two more Covid cases recorded
Updated Ferry link to Skerries disrupted after crew member contact traced
News round-up / Road salt arrives, VAS appointment, vaccine call, young islander network and more
Health / Concerns in community over nursing provision, meeting hears
Letters / ‘With respect, I respectfully disagree’
Letters / That’s what autonomy will look like
Community / Leisure centres to remain closed until mid-February
Brexit / Fish exports to Europe picking up againLast week’s chaos could have been avoided with better planning, local fish traders say
Community / Liaison group pleased with SSE’s change in Covid-19 approach
Coronavirus / NHS confirms venues for mass vaccination rollout
Coronavirus / Local farmers union launches petition on Covid testing for people travelling to isles
Court / Lerwick man jailed for threatening behaviour while in possession of a knife
Court / Three year driving ban for man who crashed car in Trondra
Council / Knab redevelopment project takes step forward after vote
Police / Police dog handler given long service award
Court / Driving ban for drunken car park crash