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Politics / Carmichael: Time for Theresa May to step aside after historic Brexit vote defeatSIC leader Coutts: uncertainty for community continues
Marine / Factory trawler detained as Marine Scotland carries out investigation
Education / College lecturers announce strike next Wednesday
Health / Flea urges men to take the dangers of prostate cancer seriously
Transport / HIAL can’t be held responsible for damage to cars, the airport operator insists
Weather / Hogmanay power cuts
SIC / Hunter and Morrisons agree to further White House work
Updated MoD objects to Viking Energy as wind turbines could undermine air defence
Marine / Record whitefish landings as EU fish talks continue436,000 boxes of whitefish landed at Lerwick, Scalloway and Cullivoe in 2018.
Updated Winter vomiting bug closes two schools
Marine / Fishing quota cuts loom as government prepares for final fisheries council
Politics / Carmichael reacts to Brexit vote postponement
Environment / Viking Energy applies for further changes to its consent
Transport / Pressure builds on HIALGovernment-owned airport operator Highland and Islands Airports (HIAL) has come under renewed pressure for its alleged failure to serve rural communities.
Letters / Is the word ‘bonstable’ still in use?
Marine / Seafood industry benefits from European funding£1.3 million of EMFF funding has been awarded to five local projects.
Transport / Plane lands safely after warning light comes on
Updated Gales disrupt inter-island ferry servicesThere was also a power cut in Nesting.
Politics / Carmichael to vote against ‘the deal no one wanted’Brexit deal not in the national interest, MP says
Marine Scotland defends its boarding policyAgency says it is operating in a ‘fair, balanced and even-handed way’
Councillor challenges Marine Scotland on fishing boat inspectionsEighty five per cent of all at sea inspections are carried out on UK fishing vessels.
Feature / A working life committed to the port authorityChief executive Sandra Laurenson retires today after almost 44 years at Lerwick Harbour.
Updated Fishing industry unhappy with draft Brexit dealMORE favourable trade terms for the UK to access EU markets following Brexit are likely to depend on EU fishing vessels being given continued access to UK waters.
Environment / SEPA proposes stricter rules for salmon farmsWatchdog says current rules not adequate, as impact of salmon farming may not be contained to the vicinity of individual farms.
Business / Skretting announces job losses in ScallowayA HANDFUL of jobs are set to be lost in Scalloway as a result of Norwegian salmon feed producer Skretting closing down its UK production by April 2019.
Business / Amenity trust boss to apologise to Hay’s Dock staff memberThe loss-making restaurant closed on Saturday unable to respond to new local competition.
Frustration over the amount of foreign vessels fishing in local watersFishermen leaders say they are powerless until the UK has left the CFP.
Business / Thulecraft investment ticks all the boxesLOCAL company Thulecraft is investing almost three quarters of million pounds over three years into expanding and upgrading its box plant at Lerwick’s Blackhill industrial estate.
Business / Unken cakes in an unken busHAVE you ever found yourself wondering what’s inside that white minibus parked at Lerwick’s Lochside right next to the new emergency landing site?
Two road traffic accidents – no injuriesEMERGENCY services were called out to attend to two road traffic collisions within an hour late on Monday afternoon.
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