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Marine / New Valhalla heads to the fishing
Marine / Flawed science led MSC decision to drop mackerelSuspension from approval scheme should not hurt industry
Transport / Disappointment as ferry settlement falls short
Council / Ferry funding creates waves at SIC budget meeting
Public tried to rescue house fire victimJoint police and fire services investigation under way
Council / Council holds string of meetings prior to budget debate
Community / Fiery day for Jarl Colin at Norwick
Council / Council tax and rents rise to offset measly Holyrood settlementShetland well below Scottish average in settlement
Community / Guizer Jarl Sweyn Asleifsson leads the way in Bressay
Politics / Scott slams MP for his ‘role’ in pension tsunami
Community / Pension protestors build up momentum at Tesco roundaboutProtest is about a wide range of social inequality
Health / NHS chief ‘disappointed’ by compensation pay outs
Community / New law will make a real difference to domestic abuseScottish Women’s Aid chief executive visiting the isles this week.
Council / Museum gets the go ahead for extension
Brexit / Pie and chips on the hospital menu post Brexit?
Planning committee tasked to consider Viking’s turbine increase applicationCouncil is a consultee on wind farm variation
Council / Residential unit hopes raised after committee
Health / Falls prevention tour has been a ‘great success’
Brexit / Momentous times for fishing only two months awayBut changes are expected to be ‘evolutionary’ rather than ‘revolutionary’
End of line for trust’s can recycling scheme
Updated ‘Disappointment’ for Shetland with Scottish budgetCouncil leader seeks further talks with Scottish Government
Shetland Lives / Special year for Nicolsons as third brother picks up jarl mantle2019 Lerwick Up Helly Aa under way – regular updates throughout the day
Lifeboat crew receive service awards
People wanted to shape the future for health and social care
Health service finances look safe for the year, but ‘change needed’
Updated New ferry contract is ‘cauld kale reheated’Transport Scotland says ferry contract will provide value for money.
Health / Minister praises NHS in Shetland but makes no funding commitment
Education / First strike and they’re out – lecturers picket college
Politics / Pensioners fuming over government ‘theft’Pension age changes mean millions are affected
Updated Big day for Jamieson family at first fire festival of the year
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