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Coronavirus / NHS Shetland starts testing and tracing schemeWatch first minister Nicola Sturgeon setting out the first cautious steps out of lockdown
Coronavirus / Care home was ‘absolutely in line with guidance’ when Covid-19 outbreak struck
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Coronavirus / Health service will ‘never be the same’ after coronavirus
News round-up / Scam warning, fire safety advice for bairns, free meals, Market House remains closed, local food directory
Letters / ‘We are not our own country’
Council / SIC provides more details on how reopened dump will operatePeople asked to ‘visit the recycling centre to dispose of waste that cannot be safely stored at home’
Health and social care budget rises by 10 per cent but warning made over Covid-19 impact
Transport / Most transport restrictions set to stay in place
Business / Visitors will come back, says tourism boss
Coronavirus / No new coronavirus cases
Energy / New road for Viking Energy construction traffic given go-ahead by planners
Energy / Cable developer responds to concerns from mussel farmers
Community / Another local charity nets £100,000 from Lottery fund
Community / Ability Shetland ‘delighted’ as charity secures £100,000 in funding
Community / Passionate about helping people to produce their own food
Letters / Shetland following like sheep
Letters / Spoilsport
Coronavirus / Contact tracing scheme to start on Thursday
Coronavirus / Transport rules to be eased as part of lockdown exitFace masks should be worn on public transport
Coronavirus / Lerwick Covid-19 testing centre moves to new location
Transport / Warning over security jobs at ferry terminal as NorthLink takes service in-house
Coronavirus / Conservative list MSP says Cummings should have resigned or have been sacked
Coronavirus / Care homes have been ‘managing the Covid-19 situation well’
Community / From Norway to Spiggie as message in bottle from children washes up on beach
Education / UHI’s autumn term dates remain on track
Community / Scalloway Fire Festival postponed
Politics / Carmichael adds to calls for Cummings to quit
Coronavirus / Arts agency happy to be guided by public health specialists on reopening venues and holding events
News round-up / Drink driving numbers down, Loganair’s new hygiene and distancing measures, MP says ‘legal limbo’ for EU citizens unacceptable
Community / Cancer charity launches urgent donations appeal as coronavirus hits income
Nature / Time to appreciate abundance of local wildflowersShetland Amenity Trust is seeking help from local folk to record wildflowers while out exercising
Police / Police seek information after vehicle damaged on two occasions
Arts / The show will go on – meet some of the musicians finding an audience online during lockdown
Coronavirus / No system in place yet to test everyone with Covid-19 symptoms
Police / Police investigate three incidents in Lerwick including boat break-in
Coronavirus / Council working on road to economic recovery for islesBusiness sectors have mixed fortunes under Covid-19
Council / Councillor disappointed SIC did not get to see lockdown exit proposals at ‘earliest opportunity’
News round-up / Eleanor completes jigsaw challenge, radical poetry from Shetland, concert postponements
Coronavirus / Sturgeon confirms people will be allowed to travel to meet other households outdoors
Arts / Islands could trial return of live events, suggests culture secretary
Coronavirus / MSP writes to education officials amid concerns over number of children unable to access online learning
Coronavirus / Households will be able to meet outdoors while distanced as part of first phase of lockdown easingPeople will also be allowed to travel short distances for outdoor leisure and exercise by ‘walk, wheel and cycle where possible’