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Election / Greens co-leader calls for more community control over renewable energyPatrick Harvie helped to launch an extension to the Why Waste? eco shop in Lerwick as he arrived in Shetland to campaign in the by-election
Promote Shetland - Shetland Pride of Place
Court / Final day of inquiry into death of fisherman
News round-up / Tributes paid to isles man, vehicle show, charging point given go-ahead, water tap launch, adapted bikes weekend
Local women able to get involved in event on entering politics
Election / Candidates answer questions on youth issues from local MSYPs
By-Election 2019 - Meet the candidates
Couple hope to turn historic Unst house into self-catering accommodation
Election letters 2019 / Why don’t we all become very wealthy?
Election / Row over who secured ferry funding continues
Court / Carmichael calls Sumburgh accident inquiry delay ‘unacceptable’
Updated SNP condemns war memorial graffiti
Letters / Dubious claims and cost estimates
Election letters 2019 / A Shetland voice at Holyrood
Election letters 2019 / Can Scotland afford independence?
Election letters 2019 / The tide is turning
Energy / Wind farm developer lobbies for larger interconnectorEnergy Isles wants to see more capacity to export renewable energy
Election / Row over Tavish’s legacy
News round-up / RNLI fundraiser, vaccination reminder, Grieg restructure
Arts / Rockers launch crowdfunder to help pay for UK tour
Community / Another successful year for Citizens Advice Bureau
Emergency services / Esplanade cordoned off following reports of gas smell
Letters / SNH provides advice, it doesn’t monitor or police
Election letters 2019 / Only interested in representing the SNP in Shetland
Election letters 2019 / Shetlanders won’t be fooled
Election letters 2019 / Don’t vote – it costs Shetland too much
Community / Junior Up Helly Aa opens to boys outside Lerwick
Election / By-election news round-up
Business / Carrot relish has Great Taste
Community / Promote Shetland keen to hear about your commute
Emergency services / House fire in Dunrossness
Election letters 2019 / Can’t get round the negotiating table
Election letters 2019 / Serious about securing change
Letters / ‘We feel utterly helpless’
Election / Greens detect surge towards their policies
Arts / Cinema funding should see more films shown across isles
Features / A lovely Shetland legacy at LorientJames Paton follows local band Vair performing at the Inter-Celtic Festival, held in Brittany earlier this month
Court / Released on bail
Police / Vehicle vandalised in Lerwick
Election / Candidates to be quizzed at BBC hustings
Election letters 2019 / Keeping ministers’ promises is the problem
Election letters 2019 / Death knell for fixed links?
Features / Woodstock 50 years on: ‘People can pull together’FIFTY years ago, Skeld resident Debbie Hammond and five friends headed off on a special journey. In the second part of our Woodstock feature Debbie tells Peter Johnson how five years after the ultimate music festival she found herself in Papa Stour.
Election / Lib Dems and SNP both publish five-point plans for transport