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Community / No decisions yet on future of former Lerwick post office
Local branches welcome extra money for charities supporting victims of domestic abuse and violence
Police / Local police receive calls about people ‘not adhering to social distancing measures’ when out and aboutChief inspector Lindsay Tulloch also confirms Shetland Police has increased patrols around the isles since government rules came into force
Community / Isles dig deep as over £10,000 raised for coronavirus response and foodbank fundraisers
Health / Two care home residents test positive for coronavirus‘Do not be lulled into a false sense of security’ health board chief warns
Community / Scottish Government encourages people to exercise ‘locally’
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Community / Over 100 people answer call to make homemade scrubs for NHS staffIt has emerged during the coronavirus response that there is a ‘chronic shortage’ of the uniforms for clinical staff
Community / Fundraisers rejig round-the-country walks due to virus pandemicBoth walkers were in Shetland on separate treks when coronavirus outbreak halted their campaigns
Community / Plans in for caravan park and campsite in Tingwall valley
Community / Council chief praises community’s ‘really, really good response’ to coronavirus guidance
Transport / Inter-island ferries restricted to essential travel onlyAccounts system also brought in to reduce amount of cash handed over
Health / Health board appoints new medical director
Arts / Rising DJ catching the eye on the mainland
Transport / NorthLink ferries to be restricted to ‘essential’ travel only
Energy / Access track for electricity converter station on hold due to virus outbreak
Health / Health board ‘rapidly’ working on getting coronavirus test processing facility in islesRonas Ward also reopens in Gilbert Bain Hospital purely for patients with coronavirus
Health / Charity offers guidance for anyone struggling to cope during virus outbreak
Energy / Marine licence application in for subsea cable
Updated Glasgow and Inverness services to be halted as Loganair introduces emergency timetableAdvance bookings across Loganair’s routes drop by around 75 per cent
Community / Mareel, library and learning classes among latest closures
Community / Bikers’ rally called off due to virus
Energy / Power suppliers to undertake emergency work on Sumburgh substation
Community / Delting Up Helly Aa postponed following coronavirus advice
Health / Wellbeing the focus of possible collaboration between amenity trust and NHS
Health / South Mainland Up Helly Aa ‘closely monitoring’ coronavirus situation but event to go ahead as planned
Community / Cullivoe road upgrade could take years to reach completion
Transport / High tides and low pressure created ‘perfect storm’
Business / Grantfield fuel pumps set for return as garage gets makeover
Health / Coronavirus gets a mention at IJB
Environment / Karen ‘shellshocked’ after being awarded fellowship to explore marine conservation
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