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Community / ‘It’s time to start talking’ – says equality campaigner who has set up camp outside Lerwick Town HallPeter Hamilton wants the SIC to facilitate talks with Up Helly Aa committees
Business / Connectivity is key, says new HIE chief executive
Community / ‘I hear dee’ project launches website to help safeguard the local languageShetland is described as a bilingual community
Business / SaxaVord spaceport overcomes major hurdle
Council / No support for councillor Scott’s plea to spend reservesLevenwick road project confirmed to be part of council’s investment plan
Community / Kergord batching plant may no longer be needed
Climate / New Lerwick thermo storage project attracts government funding
Energy / Relief as Shetland misses out on major offshore wind developmentDecision buys council time to push for community benefit as an industry standard
Emergency services / Frustration as NHS24 takes more than an hour to answer callSouthend councillor Allison Duncan renews call for a combined local emergency call centre
Business / Multi-million pound bid to evolve mussel farming made under islands growth deal
Council / Council removes mystery warning sign
Transport / Roddick presses for early changes to new free bus travel scheme for young people
Coronavirus / ‘Reason to be optimistic’, according to first minister – but most measures stay in place
Coronavirus / Local Covid figures lower than last week
Politics / MSP seeks clarity on the true cost of HIAL’s stalled remote tower project
Community / New self-supporting group set up to help drug users recover from addiction
Transport / HIAL’s remote tower tender process cancelled
Coronavirus / ‘Keep safe and reduce socialising’, first minister urges people in New Year messageNHS Shetland records 15 new cases of Covid-19
Coronavirus / First minister makes statement to parliament as Covid figures show steep rise in infectionsEighty new cases have been reported locally over the last five days
Community / Merry Christmas from all at Shetland News
Coronavirus / Vaccination effort continues as 32 new Covid cases reported
Council / SIC comfortable with Fair Isle recruitment process after receiving complaint
Energy / Row over microplastics from wind turbines rumbles on
Coronavirus / Lateral flow test supplies improving
Coronavirus / Health board aims to vaccinate up to 6,000 before ChristmasMeasures ‘precautionary’ as it is unclear what impact Omicron might have
Coronavirus / Lateral flow test supplies running low
Energy / Compelling evidence that risk of pollution from wind turbine blades is negligible, says Viking
Community / New speed limit sign at Tresta knocked down in car accident
Health / Almost 30 nursing posts vacant at health board
Politics / Next ferry contract needs to be publicly owned, Thomson insists
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