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Police investigate car damage and lead theft
Energy / Union rejects oil terminal restructuring proposal
Health / Gilbert Bain deemed not fit for purpose as new hospital mooted again
Transport / Weight restriction on Skerries ferry after fault found at terminal
Transport / Questions raised over lack of fixed links in islands plan
Opinions / Shetland has again all eggs in one basketThe focus on building a 600Megawatt subsea cable is preventing investment in local renewable energy projects, writes James Mackenzie, the outgoing vice-chairman of Sustainable Shetland, the grassroots group that opposes the Viking Energy wind farm.
Viking Energy - Viking Wind Farm and the Shetland HVDC Transmission Link
Environment / Council’s climate change event to help people reduce carbon footprint
Energy / Yell wind farm team remain upbeat despite recent Viking setbackThe 29-turbine Energy Isles wind farm, which could cost around £160 million, has the backing of Norwegian energy giant Statkraft
Education / Council rolls out new menu for primary school dinners
Health / Isles midwife launches petition for menstrual health lessons to be compulsory at schoolShaunee Jamieson has endometriosis but endured chronic pain for years ‘because I wasn’t taught any different’
Marine / Zephyr is latest pelagic giant to join Whalsay fleet
Court / Man jailed after found guilty of stalking
Scottish Parliament election, 6 May 2021
Health / MSPs and local GP raise the right for full care to die at home
Emergency services / South mainland house fire
Community / Food and drink festival moves venue
Police / Police investigate serious sexual assault
Letters / We need climate action and we need it now
Court / Drink driver banned and fined
Court / Sheriff court round-up – 9 October 2019
Arts / Folk group to headline glitter-themed Hogmanay gig
News round-up / Petrol station upgrade, bird flu warning, more vehicle charging points, Rotary visit, gin export success
Energy / Subsea cable planning continues despite CfD setback
Council / ‘Adequate resource’ needed if islands plan is to make a difference, SIC leader warns
Health / Red Cross guest house in Aberdeen facing closureShetland MSP Beatrice Wishart said the decision to shut the accommodation, often used by families of island NHS patients, is ‘very concerning’
Community / Fair Isle Friday gallery
Community / Plans in for lifeboat station defibrillator
Business / Pierhead for sale is sign of the times
Community / Community council voices concern over post office move
Community / Clickimin Broch floodlights vandalised
Marine / Port authority appoints new deputy harbourmaster
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