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Energy / Regulator approves SSEN’s contribution towards proposed interconnectorThe team behind Viking Energy said the decision is ‘critical’ to the project moving forward
Court / Private court appearance on drugs charge
Transport / Whalsay route back to full strength
Marine / Delta Marine taken over by French firm
Energy / Orkney plans community wind farm to pay for council servicesWhile visiting Kirkwall for the election count last week, Shetland News editor Hans J Marter took the opportunity to speak to some of the main players in Orkney’s renewable energy industry to find out how our nearest neighbours are responding to the climate emergency.
Marine / Good fish market tallies see out 2019New markets should add to the success story
Viking Energy - Viking Wind Farm and the Shetland HVDC Transmission Link
Community / Isles’ most popular baby names revealed
Health / Unst Health Centre gets kitted out for virtual clinics
Court / Released on bail after court appearance on assault charge
Council / Council budgets struggling to keep up with demand, according to spending watchdogLeader Steven Coutts reiterates Shetland Islands Council has suffered among the highest cuts to local government funding over the last five years
Election letters 2019 / Raising the power of the individual
Council / Eshaness steps saga comes to an end as councillors reject planning appeal
Scottish Parliament election, 6 May 2021
Council / Review being carried out into street trading licence conditionsLicensing committee also approved extra hour for Northmavine Up Helly Aa hop night
Marine / Cod deal illustrates why ‘leaving the CFP is more urgent now than ever’
Letters / Changed days
Updated Missing teenager traced safe and well
Shetland Lives / No place like home for far-travelled White
Viewpoint / Election result a ‘disaster for country and community alike’
Emergency services / Helicopter lands safely at Sumburgh after being struck by lightning
Election / Lib Dems hold Orkney and Shetland seat with reduced majority
Election / Alistair Carmichael re-electedLib Dems confident to hold Northern Isles seat
Arts / Gemma turns pain into positivity with charity albumSinger to raise funds for Versus Arthritis with 12-track record
Court / Not proven verdict returned by jury in sexual assault trial
Transport / Competition likely for next inter-island air contract
Court / Two appear in private
Community / Sumburgh Airport closed and homes affected by power cutsAirport now reopened and arrivals from Aberdeen and Edinburgh expected soon
Politics / Polls open for general election
Health / People in isles have highest life expectancy in Scotland
Court / Defendant in witness box at sexual assault trial
Court / Bus driver in court for assaults
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