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Community / Power off in Scalloway and Burra
Transport / NorthLink accused of penalising islanders over cabin charges while social distancing rules remain in placeSingle travellers have to pay the cost of a full cabin
Letters / Paying double for travelling
Emergency services / Investigation underway after huge fire destroys Moorfield HotelPraise for fire crews as community rallies to help those who were evacuated from the blaze
Politics / New political party aims for a ‘prosperous Shetland’
Court / Man fined for breach of the peace
SCT - charitable organisations 23/24 budget
Transport / Pet-friendly cabins ‘could provide huge boost to tourism’
Community / Library to reopen
Updated All accounted for as fire destroys Moorfield HotelA clothes donation campaign was set up to help those who have ‘lost all their belongings’
Community / Sumburgh Head lighthouse reopens
Business / Scoop busy after ‘soft’ opening in new premises
Letters / Ideas to improve the path around Clickimin Loch
Living Lerwick - Spend at da Street - Win with Local Loyalty
Community / Ben walks over 40 miles for lifeboat fundraiser
Coronavirus / Island authorities plan for ‘potentially significant’ second Covid-19 wave
Energy / In pictures: excavating peats at Kergord
Health / Mental health charity sees spike in referrals as lockdown relaxes
Business / Space team submits interest in Scatsta Airport buildingsChief executive Frank Strang also welcomes islands deal confirmation
Education / Funding announced for extra teachers and health protection measures in schools
Letters / Electricity distribution needs updating
Letters / Sharp practice
Brexit / Shetland worse hit by Brexit than most other UK areas – research suggests
Council / Former SIC leader disappointed by amount of islands deal funding pledged by government
Coronavirus / Tourists encouraged to ‘do their bit’ to keep isles safe and well
Politics / Island councils secure £100 million government investment deal
Community / Call to look a ‘wee bit further afield’ than Lerwick when using active travel funding
Education / Merged college name not proving too popularCouncil says the name Shetland Institute UHI should be reconsidered
Letters / Gas-powered ferries or fixed links?
Marine / Lerwick Lifeboat celebrates 90 years of service to the community
Council / Plan to trial lower speed limits at south approach to Lerwick put on hold
Council / Cullivoe road project to move to next stage after approval from councillorsProposals involving linking to Dalsetter by road to stay on the table for now despite call to remove them
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