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Coronavirus / Tourism businesses ‘outstanding’ in ensuring safety of customers, association chair saysLoganair, meanwhile, will ‘defer further gear-ups in services’ as a result of new restrictions
Community / SIC convener ‘really hopeful’ of way forward for community garden extension after talks
Business / Space centre to set up Munich base in bid to target European market
Transport / Councillor calls wait for progress on replacement Fair Isle ferry ‘despicable’
Coronavirus / Island councils want local approach to Covid restrictionsSIC leader Steven Coutts says every restriction should be ‘adopted carefully and proportionally’
Council / SIC makes contact with governments over self-determinationLeader Steven Coutts says the council will undertake ‘extensive research’ on possible future governance models
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Transport / Far more cycling in Lerwick since coronavirus outbreak, figures suggestA draft active travel strategy has also been approved by Shetland’s transport partnership ZetTrans
Transport / Overall bus income likely to slump by more than one third
Council / SIC well placed to respond to second wave of coronavirus, meeting hears
Coronavirus / NHS chief thinks new Covid restrictions ‘attempt to strike the right balance’
Community / Council legal team not too happy with community garden extensionNo permission had been sought from landowner SIC for the Park Lane garden extension
Coronavirus / Driving tests could resume in Lerwick next month
Health / MRI appeal in line to receive £200,000 from wind farm benefit fundThe donation would mean the appeal would nearly reach its £1.65m target
Transport / More ferry breakdowns likely without government support for new vessels, councillor warns
Council / Councillor Scott steps down from committee roles‘Many vital questions remained unasked and unanswered’ in White House debate, Scott says
Politics / UK government on SIC motion: ‘We will always be stronger together as one United Kingdom’
Environment / ‘Journey of hope’ kicks off in the isles as educator looks to highlight environmental sustainability
Community / Museum visitor numbers take sharp decline as capacity reduces but chief pleased with take-up of bookings
Transport / Ferry service back to normal after breakdown
Council / Better connectivity could already be in place if isles had more financial power, convener believes
Council / Self-determination motion a ‘first small step towards a brighter future’
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Community / Town centre organisation hopes mascot costume will gave Da Street a boost
Education / Young people ‘really engaged’ with sexual violence education workshops
Politics / MP backs councillors’ bid for ‘self-determination’
Council / Councillors seek to explore options for achieving ‘financial and political self-determination’Nine elected members say the ‘prosperity, and even basic sustainability’ of Shetland is being threatened from centralisation and reduced public funding
Politics / Councillors give their views on more autonomy for Shetland
Travel writer plans to start ‘Britain by bike’ adventure in Unst
Community / ‘Small bump’ in referrals at sexual violence charity after ‘Wis Too’ document
Energy / Final plans in for 160MW Yell wind farm
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