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Transport / Sumburgh-bound plane turns back after bird strikes
Police investigate unprovoked assault and metal theft
Council / Over 700 tonnes of clinical waste burned by SIC
Health / Hospital beds to reopen
Transport / Further talks planned on air traffic control dispute
Entertainment / Tribute acts to head north
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Community / Call to modernise Lerwick Up Helly Aa falls on deaf earsShetland for UHA Equality group says exclusion on the basis of gender has no place in the 21st century
Reviews / ‘Incredible but unquantifiable’ night of music at Mareel
Viewpoint / ‘Challenging conversations’Council chief executive Maggie Sandison on the urgent need to improve the quality of debate on Up Helly Aa
Transport / NorthLink delay
Facebook gets the Althing treatment
Community / Three cheers for guizer jarl Ian Jamieson as Delting Up Helly Aa gets under way
‘Not feasible’ for SIC to fund or deliver tunnel to Whalsay, new study reiteratesLocal councillor Duncan Simpson warns of a ‘slow and painful death for the island’ if ferry service worsens
Energy / Jobs to go at terminal
Council / SIC’s sympathy for New Zealand
Council / Household recycling rate up again
Marine / Seven local nominations for fishing awards
News round-up / Second Brexit referendum march, Sturgeon offering support to Fair Isle, SCT trustees wanted
Marine / Big opportunities for food and drink sectorA marketplace focusing on the isles’ seafood has been suggested.
Health / Health and social care partnership plans for the future
Transport / Filmmaker defends NorthLink documentarySome locals felt the film was too ‘tabloid’ in its approach.
Entertainment / Orcadian folk quartet Fara back for more
Community / May hints at support for rebuilding Fair Isle Bird Observatory
Energy / Gas plant workers strike in dispute over shift rota
Council / Flea frustrated at lengthy reading list
News round-up / Dare to be different, lottery anniversary, nesting gulls, Battle of the Bands, New Shetlander, renewables jobs promise
Community / Local volunteer picks up national award
Brexit / Second meaningful vote defeated by 149 votes
Emergency services / Spaniel rescued by coastguard volunteers
Samaritans cyclist to finish UK-wide trip in Lerwick
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