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Community / Althing returns#MeToo and Brexit will be on the agenda.
Community / South mainland projects need your voteOVER 20 organisations will vie for funding at a participatory budgeting event due to be held in the South Mainland this weekend.
Community / Shetland marks WW1 armisticeA SERIES of events in Shetland to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War are under way in Lerwick, writes Alex Garrick-Wright.
Community / Young volunteers celebratedAnnual awards ceremony goes from “strength to strength”
Community / Ladies lifeboat guild raises thousands
Community / SIC ready to accept Syrian refugeesTWO FAMILIES who have fled civil war in Syria will be resettled in Shetland in the coming weeks.
Community / Concerns raised over drink-driving on islandsCONCERNS have been raised in some of Shetland’s island communities over a “perceived resurgence” in drink-driving.
Community / Bigton shop nominated for national awardTHE BIGTON Shop has been shortlisted for a national award celebrating rural community ownership.
Community / Lodberry hopes sink for scoutsTalks are ongoing about finding alternative premises.
Community / Extra cash to help victims of sexual violence
Community / Minister keen to prioritise rural areas for broadbandTHE SCOTTISH Government says it will take an “outside-in” approach to rolling out superfast broadband access the country – meaning that rural areas could be the first to benefit.
Community / SIC explores Da Street going ‘car free’A PUBLIC consultation is set to be carried out next year on whether Lerwick’s Commercial Street should have a “car free period” during the day.
Community / Communities encouraged to explore new asset legislationCOMMUNITY groups are being encouraged to follow Nesting’s lead and explore acquiring Shetland Islands Council property under new legislation.
Community / Isles projects need your voteTHREE Shetland projects are vying for votes in a national competition which will distribute funding to good causes across the country.
Community / Community group acquires old Nesting schoolTHE OLD Nesting school has moved one step closer to becoming a community asset complete with childcare facilities, a gym and workshop space.
Community / Yell war memorials could see light of day againTWO war memorials which have been locked away in a closed Yell church could be reopened to the public again by moving to another chapel on the island.
Community / Church names kirks earmarked for closureTHE CHURCH of Scotland has revealed the names of the 20 churches it intends to close in Shetland over the next few years.
Community / Club stays open for nowTHE CUNNINGSBURGH Village Club is set to stay open for the time being as a crowdfunding campaign is launched to raise money for the cash-strapped building.
Community / Puss in Boots panto competition proves popularA TEN year old girl from Brae Primary School is set to have a drawing used on the cover of the programme for this winter’s pantomime after winning a hotly contested competition.
Community / New transition minister welcomed to ShetlandA NEW Church of Scotland minister who will oversee the transition of Shetland from a multi-parish presbytery to a single parish has been appointed.
Community / Twenty churches to close across the islesTHE CHURCH of Scotland plans to close two thirds of its churches in Shetland over the coming years as it attempts to secure a more “sustainable” future.
Community / St Ninian’s Isle selected for national remembrance eventARTWORK is set to be drawn into the sand on the St Ninian’s Isle beach next month as part of a nationwide Armistice Day remembrance event led by Trainspotting director Danny Boyle.
Community / Fireworks reminderLOCALS are being reminded to be aware of animals when setting off fireworks in the coming weeks.
Community / Full-time power for Fair IsleGUARANTEED round the clock power has arrived in Fair Isle – leading to hopes that it could attract more people to visit and live on the remote island.
Community / Six local projects enjoy funding successA NUMBER of local groups have received funding via Lerwick Community Council after nearly 250 people turned out to vote for their favourite projects.
Community / Rhea is student of the yearA SHETLANDER has been named the University of the Highlands and Islands’ higher education student of the year.
Community / Picturesque Fethaland peninsula on market
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