Health / No guarantees on patient care post Brexit
Six-flat development given go-ahead
Council / Education chief in tune with call for free music tuitionCouncillor George Smith said ‘ideally we’d not like to have any charges at all’.
Cleeves usurped in most borrowed book listGail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine was the most popular novel at Shetland Library last year.
Features / Impromptu Lerwick wedding for Australian couple‘We only told my mum the night before’
Politics / Carmichael speaks up for EU citizens’ rightsGovernment should reconsider Settled Status process
Updated New ferry contract is ‘cauld kale reheated’Transport Scotland says ferry contract will provide value for money.
News round-up / Dinosaur show, vegetable growing workshops, Northwards expansion
Broadband speeds continue to lagShetland and Orkney are among the slowest local authority areas in the UK, according to new research.
Debate to focus on cruise shipsThe Althing will return in mid-February.
Health / Minister praises NHS in Shetland but makes no funding commitment
Marine / Sperm whale remains wash up in Unst
Woman injured in town accident
Nature / Lunar eclipse just visible
Arts / Gods and monsters to descend on museum
News round-up / Heroin fine, workshop on empowering communities, police seek help
Updated Stunning footage of a meteor over Shetland
Nature / Otters, orcas and…Ewan McGregorShetland’s wildlife will feature in a new BBC documentary.
Transport / Calmac and Serco in frame for ferry contractDFDS said it could not comment on whether it was the third bidder.
Council / Streetlight upgrades underway
Transport / Invitation to tender issued for ferry contract
Court / Fined for stealing medicine from care home
Court / Driver fined after power line accident
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’.
Court / Fine for librarian who thrashed jarl
Jealous attack costs man fine
Court / Jail for man who failed to pay fines and compensation
Court / Serious consequences for drink drivers
Council / ‘Backbench’ councillor concerned over number of meetings