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News round-up / SNP spending criticised, American investment, car insurance claims, students travel for free
Community / Bikers raise thousands for charity
Court / Life jackets should be mandatory for fishermen, fatal accident inquiry recommendsSheriff Ian Cruickshank also recognises the ‘selfless bravery’ of crew mate following accident on the King Challenger in 2016
Business / HIE loan not repaid as company goes into liquidation
Updated Northern Isles politicians reject new Brexit deal
Politics / Politicians highly critical of Post Office ‘fait accompli’
Business Gateway - Bookkeeping and business expenses
Blue green algae found in Clickimin Loch
Marine / Whitefish landings at record high
Court / Tribunal awards charity manager £20k for unfair dismissal
Business / Sella Ness camp owner wants appeal costs covered by SIC amid accusations of ‘unreasonable behaviour’
Community / Low turnout for Post Office relocation briefing
Community / Tributes paid to father of leisure and rec John Nicolson
Shetland Charitable Trust - Small Grant Scheme
Health / Number of winter deaths down by one quarterNHS Shetland flu vaccination plan gets underway in October and November
Council / Black Gaet to close for white-lining work
Updated NHS to carry out review that could pave the way for new hospital
Community / MRI appeal to ‘scale up’ campaign as fundraiser joins team
Health board over budget by £1.4m so far this yearNHS Shetland board members also hear that a new GP for Yell has been recruited
Court / Remanded in custody
Scottish Parliament election, 6 May 2021
News round-up / Oil worker airlifted after fire, Greenpeace protest over, Scalloway hustings, college merger concern, proposed election law ‘harmful’, Debra a candidate again
Transport / Yell ferry service to run at reduced capacity as Dagalien undergoes repairsThe Whalsay ferry service was also reduced to a single vessel on Tuesday afternoon following a break down
Election / SNP by-election bill nears £100,000Independent candidate Thomson spent less than £83 – but won 1,286 votes
Community / Heart screening fundraiser closes in on target
Letters / Money wasted on leaflets and trips for MSPs
Transport / CalMac questions ferry contract process after claiming it offered best price
Climate / Greenpeace stage protest against Shell in Brent field
Police / Police informed after money taken from changing room during rugby match
Court / Accused of possessing knife blade at ferry terminal
Community / Have your say on islands plan
Energy / Anxious wait for Ofgem decision following CfD setback
Opinions / Time for local action to combat climate changeHere in Shetland we have a climate crisis and we need our council to declare a climate emergency, write Anderson High School students Isla Johnson, Laura Bisset and Celestine Verdcourt-Laurenson of Eco Youth Shetland.
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