Home / 2019 / September
Politics / Digital minister reiterates commitment to broadband programme but admits timescale is ‘challenging’
Nature / Plastic is built into nearly all North Atlantic gannet colonies
Market House / Peer education project launches pop-up youth cafe
Politics / Carmichael calls for prime minister’s headResignation demand follows Supreme Court ruling
Nature / Isles retain Global Geopark status
Police / Isles show marked increase in recorded crime
Letters / Natural environment far from safe
Court / Remanded in custody
Letters / Whatever happened to democracy and democratic voting?
Marine / Sailing and sessions to mix in isles for first time
Thomas Cook collapse felt locally as holiday plans disrupted
Environment / Burra beach clean attracts 120 folk
Transport / Loganair offers help to passengers with Thomas Cook bookings
Climate / Council to revise carbon plan targets
Shetland Lives / Goodbye to Jane: Moncrieff bows out from local radioShetland’s last female news journalist retires
Emergency services / Early fire call-out to caravan in Burra
Police investigate ‘wilful fire-raising’ at Sound school
Police / Man dies after road accident in Whalsay
Police / Witnesses sought after road accident
Nature / Close encounter of the orca kind
Council / Second council by-election after Burgess steps down
Climate / Sun shines in town as Lerwick joins global climate strike
Energy / Wind farm developer Peel Energy fails in bid for government support
Climate / Lerwick joins global climate strike
Updated Viking Energy bid for vital government support unsuccessfulDeveloper says it will continue to ‘explore all possible options to enable the wind farm to be built’
Letters / Time for Viking to get out of Shetland
Transport / Cabin fares to reduce for islanders as Serco set to be awarded ferry contract
Nature / Seal captured on video being flipped into air as orcas put on show
Transport / Industrial action continues to cause ‘extreme disruption’ to flightsFuture of some Loganair services affected by impact of air traffic controllers’ pay dispute
Business / Reduced government subsidy behind proposed post office move, says Freefield ownerBrian Smith adds that the Freefield Post Office loses around £6,000 a year as financial package ‘just isn’t enough to cover the costs’
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