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Coronavirus / NHS Shetland confirms Covid-19 case at the Gilbert Bain
Transport / NorthLink cancels tonight’s ferriesDisruptions on inter-island ferries expected throughout the day
Energy / Environment agency says building Yell wind farm would have ‘negative impact on climate change’Erecting turbines on active blanket bog would be inconsistent with national targets to reduce emissions, SEPA says
Showcases / Bolts Car Hire upbeat after move to Grantfield
Energy / Wind developer looking to progress with plans for two more turbines at Luggie’s Knowe
Coronavirus / Health officials ask for patience over household socialising banDisappointment over continued house visit ban but NHS chief says it is the right move to begin with
Health / Public encouraged to give feedback on future of health and social care
Transport / Ferries likely to be cancelled
Brexit / Expectations high as UK and Faroe sign fisheries deal
Letters / Fundamental flaw in the system
Environment / Recycling rate on the up, but still lowest in Scotland
Coronavirus / Household visits continue to be banned as Shetland is placed in tier oneThis news article will be updated throughout the day
Community / School milk grant a victim of BrexitShetland Farm Dairies says loss of EU subsidy could have a ‘real impact’
Marine / Areas of regular fishing should be kept clear of offshore turbines, association chief says
Education / Hot meals back on the menu at local schools
Community / Child sexual exploitation a hidden crime, public protection officer saysHelp and support is available for young people experiencing sexual exploitation
Energy / Offshore wind farm to east of isles remains a possibility
Transport / Free bus fares for under 19s a ‘good start’ but more could benefit, says councillor
Updated Another Covid case confirmed
Community / Electric trikes for people receiving care prove popular
Council / Changes to waste collection in parts of South Mainland and Tingwall
Coronavirus / Coutts seeks clarity on Covid-19 measures to keep community on board
Business / Top tourism accolade for Emma
Court / Man given 80 days in prison
Letters / Please slow down!
Letters / Public inquiry needed
Coronavirus / Sturgeon confirms government hopes to place isles in ‘level one’ of Covid restrictionsAdvice recommends indoor socialising should be off limits for the time being, first minister says
Community / Petition demanding compensation from Viking Energy handed in to developer
Community / Former MP the next church moderator
Coronavirus / Isles could be placed in ‘level one’ of coronavirus restrictions – but indoor visits may not return straight awayLeaked letter from the Scottish Government says Shetland, Orkney, Western Isles, Highlands and Moray could move down a tier from current level
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