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Business / Islands funding for Foula Wool ‘transformational’
Community / Energy firms accused of being uncaring towards customers amid price hikesOne Lerwick woman faced trebling of bill from £245 to £746
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Transport / Zero carbon ferries but no fixed links
Also in the news / Most borrowed books, interactive digital hall, ‘mafia operation’, Holocaust memorial day, Up Helly Aa gin
Letters / High time for some scrutiny
Land use accounts for ‘very large’ proportion of isles’ carbon emissionsCouncil report says reversing how land is used could prove ‘very challenging’
Business / Connectivity is key, says new HIE chief executive
Letters / We failed
Letters / Making a comeback
Council / Big changes ahead as senior council posts set to become vacant
Council / Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board shoulders responsibility for damning audit‘When I read terms like ultra vires and unlawful, it chills me to the bone’ – Orkney councillor David Dawson
Community / ‘I hear dee’ project launches website to help safeguard the local languageShetland is described as a bilingual community
Transport / Ferries’ dry dock schedule affected by manufacturing delays
Court / Court round-up 19 January 2022
Letters / History repeating itself?
Business / SaxaVord spaceport overcomes major hurdle
Court / Lerwick man admits child pornography charges
Court / Three drivers banned from the roads
Court / Remanded in custody
Also in the news / New scanner for Malakoff, new fire safety rules concern, former doctor’s hut, Twisted Blisters win award
Council / No support for councillor Scott’s plea to spend reservesLevenwick road project confirmed to be part of council’s investment plan
Coronavirus / Health board dealing with around 20-30 Covid cases a dayOfficial local figures in recent days have not included lateral flow positives
Community / Kergord batching plant may no longer be needed
Climate / New Lerwick thermo storage project attracts government funding
Coronavirus / Sturgeon announces removal of Covid restrictions from Monday
Letters / ‘Is this what we wanted?’
Council / 1,600 homes and businesses unable to connect to superfast broadband
Energy / Relief as Shetland misses out on major offshore wind developmentDecision buys council time to push for community benefit as an industry standard
Community / Consultation to get under way into use of Viking community benefit funds
Council / SIC hopeful it can deliver 400 new homes by 2027
Also in the news / Covid numbers down, new leisure partnership, search for missing pony, SaxaVord sustainability, new CLAN chief
Council / Councillors impressed by condition of local football pitchesPlan to make isles play parks more inclusive is approved
Education / Sandness school praised for approach to remote learning
Letters / Shetland should be compensated
Politics / Greens announce second candidate for council election
Emergency services / Coastguard teams celebrate 200 years of saving lives at sea
Energy / Offshore wind farm lease results to be announced next week
Letters / ‘True Shetlander’?
Emergency services / Frustration as NHS24 takes more than an hour to answer callSouthend councillor Allison Duncan renews call for a combined local emergency call centre
Business / Multi-million pound bid to evolve mussel farming made under islands growth deal
Community / SMUHA postponed for the third time
Politics / Halcro-Johnston says it is time for Prime Minister to resign