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Features / Pretty as a picture!Request for readers’ garden photos for our forthcoming gallery.
Colour Challenge 2019 - 22 June 2019
Community / Midsummer Carnival raises fund for reach fund
Business / Toft residents hand in petition against net washing plant
Transport / Loganair charges fiver extra after industrial action causes ‘significant’ financial impact
Community / MRI scanner appeal to approach trust for donation
Transport / NorthLink boss defends sleeping pods
Council / Fibre broadband for North Isles moving closer
Letters / Sleep deprivation torture (NorthLink’s sleeping pods)
Police investigate garage vandalism
Marine / Fine show of Faroe vessels in Lerwick harbourFlotilla commemorates 100 years of the Faroe flag
Transport / Cabin fares ‘abhorrent’, says councillor
Business / Jarlshof car park congestion set to continue
Marine / Fishermen support new funding drive to combat heart disease
News round-up / Nature festival programme, crofting law book, call to restore free TV licence
Emergency services / Coastguard airlifts crew from yacht
Letters / Will the community benefit payments be adequate? (Viking Energy)
Emergency services / Coastguard honoured for rope rescue
Energy / Viking outlines steps in wind farm constructionPublic displays on the proposed Viking Wind Farm at Whiteness and Voe on Wednesday
Court / Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Sumburgh helicopter crashRenewed calls for the FAI process to be overhauled
Council / Demolition of old Anderson buildings given go-ahead
Council / SIC writes off bad debt
Council / SIC property reshuffle on the cardsStrategy aims to reduce the number of properties the council occupies
Transport / Industrial action suspended as air traffic controllers vote on revised pay offer
Police appeal after Sound Primary School vandalism
Council / Old library refurbishment to go ahead
Community / Big reshuffle at charitable trust
Council / Macdonald replaces Smith as planning committee chair
Council / Bruce Hostel greenery set to mark Peace Day
News round-up / Shetland Boat Week programme, RET transparency, leadership matters workshops, full service on Yell Sound
Community / Local causes receive SMUHA cash boost
Letters / Proud of resisting Viking Energy
Energy / SIC to discuss impact of Clair oil field negotiations
Council / Smith steps down from planning committee
Council / SIC gender pay gap ‘of concern’
Community / Funding jigsaw for Nesting school project completed
News round-up / Lerwick lifeboat gala, Skeld post office doubts, lecturers pay dispute resolved, accolade for wildlife boat operator
Letters / Indignant or gloating? (Viking Energy)
Letters / Rewilded croft’s breeding success
Community / Tough training finale for MRI tough mudder race
Community / Car damaged in school car park
Plenty on offer during carers week
Emergency services / Fifteen drivers caught speeding