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Letters / Tackling climate change: ‘it’s not news – and there’s no money in it’
Marine / Lifeboat tows in creel boat
Education / Council committees back college mergerPlans to merge Shetland’s tertiary education, research and training sector have been backed by two council committees.
Politics / Carmichael reacts to Brexit vote postponement
Community / Grant funding to tackle sexismShetland Rape Crisis to receive £25,000 from the Justice and Equality Fund.
Transport / Ferry user survey to help SIC make funding bid
Environment / Viking Energy applies for further changes to its consent
Police investigate ‘possible suspicious behaviour’
Police appeal for dangerous driving witnesses
Education / College merger could save millions
News round-up / Car accident, renewables recognised, Streamline deliveries, Bigton shop success and theatre show
Transport / Pressure builds on HIALGovernment-owned airport operator Highland and Islands Airports (HIAL) has come under renewed pressure for its alleged failure to serve rural communities.
Full-sugar Irn Bru cans add fizz to MRI fundraising appeal
Letters / Carmichael one of the Brexit saboteurs
Transport / HIAL reviewing use of water rescue craftsThe government owned airport operator said it would consult fully.
Police issue drugs warning after pair sentenced
Women’s Aid struggles to cope with demand
Court / Pair jailed after drug smuggling goes wrongTwo men whose plot to bring nearly £30,000 worth of cannabis into Shetland was scuppered have been sent to prison.
Court / Pottinger given unpaid work for growing cannabis plants
Court / Prison sentence for indecent images and bail breachesA man who downloaded over 150 indecent images and videos of children – including while he was on bail – has been sent to prison for over two years.
Court / Diazepam and prescription medication results in dangerous drivingA man has been sent to prison for 20 months after admitting driving dangerously from Dunrossness to Lerwick while unfit through drink or drugs.
Court / Prison for assaulting three women and stealing carA man has been sent to prison for eight months for assaulting three women at a house at Lerwick’s Sandveien housing estate.
Court / Prison term for downloading indecent imagesA man from Lerwick who downloaded over 21,000 indecent photos and videos of children has been sent to prison for 20 months.
News round-up / NHS over budget and air traffic concern
Community / New Skeld pier open for business
Letters / Is the word ‘bonstable’ still in use?
Letters / College lecturers demand basic pay rise
Health chief’s concern over getting more young folk active
Health / Funding granted for day surgery refurbishment
Feature / A small step in the battle against plastic wasteNew shop in Lerwick encourages people to make simple changes to their lifestyle.
Letters / Much to gain
News round-up / Athletics club grant, Sella Ness camp unease, maritime heritage project
Politics / MSPs call for better value at the pumps
Marine / Seafood industry benefits from European funding£1.3 million of EMFF funding has been awarded to five local projects.
Health / Health board to use funding to support victims of sexual crimes
Entertainment / ‘Spine-tingling’ US singer-songwriter set for Mareel show
Police investigating coal theft
Early morning accident
Health / Keri awarded Queen’s Nurse title
Letters / Can you help to shed light on an old saying?
Transport / Plane lands safely after warning light comes on
Feature / Prepare for a wild night of Christmas cheerMake More Noise promises to be an courageous event full of music, comedy and burlesque