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Business / Things looking up for tour and excursion sector as larger cruise liners prepare to visitIsland Vista will be on hand to provide tours for the 900-plus passengers on the Marella Explorer 2, which is due to arrive into Lerwick on Monday
Coronavirus / Change in isolation guidance welcomed by council, Loganair and NHS
Community / Can pollen in peat paint picture of Neolithic Shetland?
Emergency services / Old ammunition trawled up by fisherman to be destroyed
Community / Reimagining the past with Stenness fishing station ‘sound walk’
Nature / First local sighting of beluga whale in nearly 25 years
Marine / Cruise ship activity to pick up pace
Politics / Island MSPs call on government to fix college funding ‘anomaly’
Arts / Musician to bring self-designed pipes north for trio of gigs
Coronavirus / Young folk urged to get vaccinated
Emergency services / Coastguard helicopter returns to base after island stay
Marine / NorthLink boat involved in capsized catamaran rescue
Marine / Lerwick welcomes first cruise ship since early 2020
Arts / Nostalgic photo project lands Keira national arts recognition
Sport / First Bressay parkrun since March last year proves popular despite drizzly weather
Emergency services / Coastguard helicopter left on uninhabited island after crew detect technical issue
Coronavirus / Over 100 folk asked to self-isolate in last two days
Community / A cut above: fundraiser set for first haircut in nearly 30 years
Business / Food and drink trailer project scoops more funding
Council / Rocket engine testing plans get boost from planners
Council / ‘Will self-determination of Shetlanders be respected by the SNP?’ Rees-Mogg asksThe Conservative MP claims Shetland would be “one of the richest sets of islands almost anywhere in the world were able to have the oil revenues that would accrue to it”
Community / Nordic neighbours explore Shetland connection as ambassadors visit islesFisheries and energy have been among the topics of discussion as Norway and Sweden’s ambassadors to the UK sample Shetland life
Community / Survey results reveal views of islanders
Community / Five marathons in five days proves no problem for MND fundraiser
Election / Lib Dems spent most on Scottish Parliament electionWith opportunities for face to face campaigning limited the party spent around £1,400 on Facebook advertising
Business / Local hospitality businesses speak up about staffing ‘crisis’Busta and the St Magnus Bay Hotel are stopping lunches as a temporary measure
Sport / Whalsay man quickest so far out of 569 participants in Island Games 5K challenge
Energy / Isles set to wait bit longer for Viking power once wind farm goes live
Energy / Energy Isles wind farm connection date pushed back to 2027Plans for the proposed 23-turbine development were submitted to the Scottish Government last year
Community / Ertie the trow settles into new home in BurraThe small hillside house is the work of local craft business Trowie Knowe – but visits will be by appointment only
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