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Coronavirus / Around 40 per cent of 12-15 year olds have had Covid vaccine
Business / Food and drink lined up for revamped Kiln BarThe refurbished building will eventually host a seafood bistro overlooking the sea
Environment / Interactive map launched of archaeological interests within Viking Energy site
Business / Sandwick Co-op gets green light from planners
Politics / Carmichael ‘deeply shocked’ by death of MP after stabbing
Climate / Parliament event to explore islands’ response to climate emergency
Community / Time for a parliamentary inquiry into DVSA, Carmichael says
Health / Gilbert Bain maintenance bill topped half a million last yearMeanwhile Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has launched an online petition for a new hospital
Arts / Community’s views needed for climate change art project
Community / Funding secured for new domestic abuse community engagement worker
Transport / ‘All options’ must be considered to alleviate freight ‘crisis’, industry group urges
Arts / Crime drama cast speak about ‘Shetland-centric’ new series
Energy / New power lines through central mainland could have ‘significant effect’ on landscapeSSEN Transmission said the proposed overhead line route has been “carefully designed to try and minimise impacts on the local landscape and community”
Community / Bigton community group awarded £64,000 for kirk bidThe Church of Scotland says it is planning to put the Bigton kirk on the open market in November
Community / New chairperson for COPE
Council / ‘It’s been an absolute privilege’ – SIC convener to step down at next election
Community / Town Hall lit up for baby loss awareness week
Arts / Accordion and fiddle club hosts ‘alternative’ festival weekendThe first event will take place at the Gulberwick Hall tonight (Friday)
Health / Dental students head north in new pilot scheme
Education / More outdoor learning on the cards after Polycrub installed at Baltasound school
Business / Economic benefits outweigh rocket emissions, launch providers say
Community / Allie’s ‘surreal experience’ ringing New York Stock Exchange bell in front of millions
Arts / Gaada director ‘honoured’ to become trustee of Scottish art network
Also in the news / AHS sculptures, gas field, net zero funding, island research and more…
Community / Large drone to fly between Orkney and Fair Isle as part of new trialDrone company Windracers also aims to carry out further test flights to Shetland in March next year
Arts / New Shetland series to premiere later this month
Community / Anita’s ‘amazing day’ as local hero meets Queen at parliament
Health / Plans submitted for mobile operating theatre at hospital
Community / Dog calendars to provide welcome boost to two charities
Sport / More opportunities on the horizon as charity joins disability sport network
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