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Reviews / Papering over cracks and why it’s time to stop
Also in the news / Gas plant strikes, space education officer, heating benefit, vaccination drop-in
Transport / NorthLink discount petition gathers more than 1,200 signatures
Marine / New Antarctic III set for spring 2024 delivery
Community / Skeld broadband services restored, BT confirm
Shetland Charitable Trust - Small Grant Scheme
Arts / Sermanni and Drever on line-up as touring show heads north for three dates
Business / Full steam ahead for Yell business park expansion after funding boost
Letters / Please sign the petition
Ocean Kinetics - The Engineering Experts (d-h)
Sport / From one Smith to another at top of football association
Energy / Total confirms investment in mercury removal plant
Energy / Campaigners chuffed as Shell pulls out of Cambo
Community / ‘We don’t want this to happen to anybody else’: parents speak out after serious accident on wet road
Updated NorthLink drops islander discount on meals and drinks with no explanationA ‘blow to thousands of island travellers’ says transport committee chairman
Coronavirus / Booking Covid vaccination appointments online now available locally
Also in the news / NorthLink concern to be raised in Commons, Foula flights back to normal, Cleeves to open library, fishing discussion, Bahá’í event
Transport / Speed limit trials to come into force at south end of Lerwick and Tresta next Friday
Energy / Viking Energy to stick with original construction working hours
Weather / Buses cancelled in icy conditionsNo injuries in two car accident north of Voe on Wednesday afternoon
Environment / Renewed appeal not to disturb seals on Rerwick beach
Updated Take care on the roads, police warn
Community / Airbnb alternative aims to put something back into island communities
Business / Katrina takes on HIE area manager role
Updated Isles named UK’s Black Friday online shopping hotspot for second year in a row
Health / Town Hall lit red for World AIDS Day
Marine / MP questions compensation scheme after fish exporter made £30,000 loss in first week of post-Brexit trading
Energy / Ofgem decides ‘efficient cost’ of interconnector project
Politics / ‘We are entirely within our rights’ Strang insists
Community / Making a splash: Anita’s month-long cold water fundraiser comes to an end in style
Coronavirus / Be aware of Omicron test scam emails, council warns
Community / Church artefacts salvaged by museumAs the Church of Scotland continues to sell of some of its kirks in Shetland, the museum is taking on items of historical interest
Coronavirus / Omicron shows Covid-19 will stay with us for a long time
Community / ‘Significant’ water project to get underway in South Mainland soon
Community / More organisations in line to receive funding from charitable trustA total of £8.6m will be paid out through the main grants scheme – an increase of £280,000 on the previous year
Community / SIC considers changes to the refugee transfer scheme
Letters / Perfectly reasonable decision
Police / Police investigate Brae assault
Business / Planning staff recommend councillors approve East Voe Co-op application
Energy / Wind farm planning appeal to be lodged before Christmas
Updated People urged to redouble their efforts as first Scottish cases of new variant confirmedBooster jabs recommended to be rolled out to all over-18 year olds
Also in the news / Mail plane returns, school’s heating issues, more Loganair connections, child payment doubled
Letters / An opportunity missed
Community / New plans in for replacement Fair Isle Bird Observatory