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Transport / Calmac and Serco in frame for ferry contractDFDS said it could not comment on whether it was the third bidder.
Nature / Otters, orcas and…Ewan McGregorShetland’s wildlife will feature in a new BBC documentary.
SIC / Streetlight upgrades underway
Transport / Invitation to tender issued for ferry contract
Court / Driver fined after power line accident
Court / Fined for stealing medicine from care home
Court / Lashing out in bar proves expensive
Politics / Councillors bite back at government funding offerSouth mainland member Allison Duncan likened the terms of the settlement to ‘political blackmail’.
Jealous attack costs man fine
Court / Fine for librarian who thrashed jarl
Court / Jail for man who failed to pay fines and compensation
Court / Serious consequences for drink drivers
Education / First strike and they’re out – lecturers picket college
SIC / ‘Backbench’ councillor concerned over number of meetings
Updated Fire brigade called out to Da Haaf restaurant
Environment / Tangled gannet sparks marine litter reminder
Letters / Campaigning against his own act?
Politics / Carmichael: Time for Theresa May to step aside after historic Brexit vote defeatSIC leader Coutts: uncertainty for community continues
Marine / Factory trawler detained as Marine Scotland carries out investigation
News round-up / Energy advice clinics, business branding workshop, local band’s US deal
Letters / Bleak landscape for tourism
Have your say on future of Sullom Voe harbour area
Online gambling a ‘hidden’ problemGambling policy was discussed at a meeting of Shetland’s licensing board.
Entertainment / The Imposters head southEdinburgh beckons for the improv group.
SIC welcomes review of electoral ward boundariesThe move is part of the recently established Islands Act.
Court / Fine for breaching bail order
News round-up / Rhea shortlisted for national award and NHS Shetland annual review
Purse stolen on bus
Car damaged in town
Politics / Pensioners fuming over government ‘theft’Pension age changes mean millions are affected
Letters / Appalling lack of foresight
Updated Big day for Jamieson family at first fire festival of the year
SIC / Clinical waste from Scottish health boards burned by council
SIC / Council disappointed by draft budgetDifficult choices for services ahead – council tax could rise by three per cent
News round-up / Long service medals, patient travel office moves, MSP questions HIAL’s drone resilience
Community councillors play ‘vital role’ in local democracyNominations are open again for people wishing to join a community council.
SIC / Council looks to tackle shortage of planners
News round-up / Drink drivers reported, LFASS threat to crofting, Loganair flights to Manchester, RSPB bird watch
Education / College lecturers announce strike next Wednesday
Showcase / Walk da Rock Step Count Challenge – get your year off to a flying start!
Court / Woman bailed on drugs charge
Objections lodged against new houses near broch