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Council / Slower traffic beckons for Tresta road after speed limit petition
Community / People encouraged to join walk against gender-based violence
Updated ‘Uncertainty’ for employees as salmon company looks to sell Shetland operationsGrieg will instead focus on Norway and Canada, where there is ‘largest growth potential’
Coronavirus / Isles to remain under level one Covid restrictionsPeople will soon be able to meet outdoors in groups of up to eight people, from three households
Business / Tech companies show interest in moving to isles after space funding boostDevelopment director admits, however, that more could be done with young people around future career opportunities
Updated Seven fixed penalty notices issued by police for Covid breaches at weekend‘We cannot have people twisting the rules’, police chief says
Council / Scottish Government pledges to fund school milk subsidyA price increase in school milk was set to be proposed before the government intervention
Council / SIC doing well in drive to tackle inequalities, meeting hears
Coronavirus / New Covid case confirmed
Energy / ‘Staggering’ and ‘outrageous’ behaviour from suppliers
Court / £300 fine for breaching order
Community / Funding secured to replace sails on the SwanA project focusing on the Seafield seafront in Yell has also received funding
Living Lerwick - The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail - 30 April - 12 June
Military ordnance thought to be marine smoke marker
Community / Local CAB receives grant for energy bill advice
Emergency services / Dog owner full of praise for coastguard officers after rescue
Emergency services / Cordon in place after military ordnance washes up on shoreline
Emergency services / Happy ending for Jack the dog after cliff fall
Education / College officials make the case for £2m worth of campus upgradesProposals include creating student ‘hubs’ and modernising learning spaces
Court / Murder trial hears from witness who made 999 call
Transport / Air traffic controllers considering industrial action, union saysHIAL has suggested using ‘external facilitator to help resolve matters’
Health / Avian flu warning issued to poultry and bird owners
Coronavirus / People advised not to visit others indoors for fortnight after being away
Politics / Electoral registration reminders sent out
Energy / Work on new underground electricity cable gets underway
Community / Islands of Opportunity look ahead to ‘positive future’
Marine / Half of fish in local waters landed by EU vessels, report claims
Education / Colleges to hold online open week
Court / Tracy Walker trial hears from first witnesses
Council / Viking Energy decommissioning bond agreement ‘should have been in place’ – but isn’t
Community / Training dummy floating in sea proves to be frightful surprise for dog walker
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