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Road Closure: Lower Gremista Road
Due to road closure from Mon 20th Sep to Mon 4th Oct, Services 1, 6 & 23 will be unable to serve the Lower Gremista Road. Passengers should use the shelter at the Shetland College instead. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Road Closure: Cullivoe - Service 24Y
From Mon 20th Sep to Mon 4th Oct, due to a closure of the road into Cullivoe between 0900 and 1600, Service 24Y will terminate at the Cullivoe Hall rather than the Cullivoe School. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
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All services are operating to the published timetables.
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Energy / Soaring gas prices lead to extra income for council
Police / Police given more flexibility when dealing with drug possession offences
Shetland Charitable Trust - Shetland Befriending Scheme is looking for volunteers!
Community / Library to partially close to allow staff to move building
Marine / Record number of cruise ships scheduled next year
BBC Filming / Crime drama crew to return to Gletness for four days of filming
Also in the news / Sumburgh evacuation, climate champions, Great Taste, rare bird and more…
Community / Living Wage award nomination for Scalloway childcare centre
Transport / Freight sailings cancelled
Updated Lerwick crime drama filming postponed to Friday
Letters / Fresh leadership needed
Letters / Time for Scotland to be independent
Energy / Health and safety watchdog satisfied with procedures at decommissioning site
Community / Viking set to appeal batching plant planning decision
Arts / Young writers receive prizes
Marine / Replica boat cradle aims to mark Shetland Bus heritage
Energy / Online events to give more information about Energy Isles changes
Also in the news / MRI donation, Polycrub shortlisted, Scord wind turbines, Fair Isle teacher, support for seafarers and more …
Letters / Ridiculous letter
BBC Filming / More lodberry filming for TV crew
Updated HSE making inquiries into smoke coming from Ninian Northern platform
Council / Proposal to change location of Viking Energy concrete batching plants rejected by councillors
Letters / Call it what it is: poverty
Updated Five more turbines taken out of Yell wind farm plansThere will now also be no 200m high turbines – with all proposed to be 180m
Updated Islands report fewer Covid cases
Coronavirus / Concern some drinkers are being a ‘bit lax’ with face coverings
Council / Spiggie Hotel to receive warning over late licensing payments
Arts / Jenny lands spot on Scottish album of the year longlist
Community / Dogs Against Drugs nets wind farm grant
BBC Filming / Heylor is next for crime drama filming
Reviews / Wordplay 2021: Identity, creativity and a strong sense of placeShetland’s annual literature festival Wordplay, celebrating its 20th birthday this year, comes to an end later today (Sunday). Alex Purbrick went along for Shetland News and spoke to local and visiting authors
Business / Fish in a box scheme to deliver ‘catch of the day’ to front door
BBC Filming / Maywick road closed on Monday to allow filming of ‘very important scenes’
Nature / Noss gannet photos net big acclaim in ocean photography awards
Arts / Writer ‘humbled’ to have poem featured in national climate exhibition
Community / Around 1,600 properties will need vouchers under broadband schemeMore than 2,600 properties, however, are in line for an upgrade in the next three years under the main R100 programme
Community / Historic environment agency to investigate ‘Britain’s most northerly graffiti’ at former radar base
Business / Strang believes Unst is the ‘forgotten spaceport’ when it comes to support
Community / More investment needed in tackling child poverty, councillor says
Coronavirus / Local Covid figures continue to decrease
Community / Completion of Sandwick housing a ‘real victory’ amid challenge of Brexit and Covid
Community / Claire chosen as new food tourism ambassador
Letters / Galling