Home / Posts by Chris Cope, local democracy reporter
Council / SIC needs to prioritise projects as not everything is achievable, finance boss warns
Council / Funding set to be used to create inclusive play parks
Coronavirus / Six offered additional Covid treatment so far
Coronavirus / Unvaccinated people will be ‘welcomed with open arms’ if they change their mind
Coronavirus / Drop in Covid numbers down to less PCR tests
Transport / Community councillor dubious over likelihood of active travel boost from reduced speed limit
Police / Police release crime statistics for October and November
Council / Family house build set to go ahead after planning conditions removed on appeal
Council / Windfarm developer alleges ‘lack of justification’ behind planning application refusal
Coronavirus / Community showed ‘quite a high level of responsibility’ during festive period
Coronavirus / Spike in Covid cases not having impact on hospital admissions at presentBut due to national modelling it could be a few more weeks until ‘we know that it [the Omicron variant] genuinely is milder’, public health official says
Coronavirus / Covid testing changes should ease pressure on local health teams
Transport / Survey reiterates cycling safety worry
Business / Surplus Covid business funding being used up
Council / Proposed government funding settlement ‘disappointing’, says council leader
Council / Council chief’s call for compassion as staff do their best in ‘extremely challenging circumstances’
Community / Permanent MRI scanner could be ready in 2023
Transport / Trial set to offer greater bus capacity for Anderson pupils in South Mainland
Health / Replacement hospital could take seven years to come to fruition
Coronavirus / Covid test result delays ‘very disruptive’
Coronavirus / Folk reminded to be kind towards ‘tired’ health staff this winter as pandemic workload continues
Coronavirus / Health board alters governance arrangements to focus on response to pandemic
Business / Ex-care home could be transformed into flats
Community / Family history project aims to photograph every gravestone
Arts / Art trail organisers re-evaluating low-lying sculpture after accidents
Updated Scalloway Co-op given planning go-aheadTwo ward councillors scrutinise proposal – with Moraig Lyall saying she could not support the plans
Transport / Speed limit trials to come into force at south end of Lerwick and Tresta next Friday
Energy / Wind farm planning appeal to be lodged before Christmas
Energy / Communication key as ORION energy project progresses, councillors stress
Transport / Levenwick road upgrade process in line to move to next stageThe estimated capital cost of the preferred option has risen by around one third to £4.3 million
 Newer Posts1 of 27Older Posts 
Page 1 of 27