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Environment / Green MSP visits local salmon farm as part of fact-finding tour
Business / Could 5G be one answer to Shetland’s many connectivity issues?
Council / Union insists ‘harmonisation’ is not the only option
Community / ‘It wasn’t us’ gender equality group says following Lerwick graffiti attack
Energy / Viking construction progressing well but cement supply a worry
Police / Graffiti condemned as ‘thoughtless’ and ‘bloody disgraceful’
Council / Tug workers heading towards becoming full SIC employees
Police / Police send out clear message on racist abuse
Police / Fighting illegal drugs ‘the absolute priority’ of local police force
Transport / Sumburgh Airport to be affected by strike action later this monthLoganair has cancelled flights on Thursday 29 July as a result of the action
Marine / Marine Scotland to publish fishing boat inspection dataRural affairs and islands cabinet secretary Mairi Gougeon is in Shetland on a three-day visit
Nature / Wildlife photographer ‘over the moon’ to have orca shot chosen for new stamp
Coronavirus / Wearing a proper mask more important than ever, local GP urges folk
Brexit / ‘Why is the fishing industry having to fight their own government for survival?’Questions emerge over the UK’s ability to police its own waters as Alistair Carmichael leads fishing debate in parliament
Emergency services / Search for owner of abandoned rucksack continues
Community / Muness Castle proves difficult to sellMeanwhile, Shetland’s other castle ruin, at Scalloway, could be closed to the public for as long as four years to allow for essential repairs
Marine / Cabinet secretary defends Marine Scotland’s fishing vessel boarding policyIsles MP accuses agency of ‘wilful blindness’ while SFA demands to see all the data
Transport / Loganair passenger says she had not been told of early departure
Community / Brynn scoops national award
Community / Popular café closes after plague of fliesThe council’s environmental health team advises: ‘The best advice is to keep your food covered and make sure all food waste is disposed of in a lidded bin.’
Coronavirus / Health board moves focus towards managing Covid as more local cases expectedShetland MSP Beatrice Wishart calls for ‘long-Covid’ suffers to get in touch with her
Updated Halcro Johnston accuses government of failure as Covid numbers continue to riseFirst minister Nicola Sturgeon, meanwhile, urges the public to get tested, get vaccinated and follow the public health guidance
Brexit / MP calls on fishing industry to get in touch with concern over Brexit impactMeanwhile a new video clip, posted on Monday, shows fishing ground confrontation off Shetland
Coronavirus / Latest Covid cases linked to five different travel sources
Community / Planners give go-ahead for Staney Hill housing projectHjaltland Housing Association says ‘breaking rock on the site’ could commence early next year
Council / Report shows how Shetland’s economy ‘flat-lined’ during last decade
Coronavirus / Get tested for Covid before travelling to the Northern Isles, health boards urge visitors
Coronavirus / Covid numbers rise as Delta variant spreads to Shetland
Coronavirus / Health board struggles to contact young folk to offer vaccination appointments
Council / Councillor keeps ‘banging the drum’ for more speed limits
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