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Community / Laurenson and Stickle named in New Year honours listAwards made for services to industry and the community
Community / Shetland offers refuge to Syrian family
Community / Homes could be built at old school site
Community / Grant funding to tackle sexismShetland Rape Crisis to receive £25,000 from the Justice and Equality Fund.
Community / New Skeld pier open for business
Community / SMUHA galley shed among funding winnersNearly 500 people voted for their favourite projects at the weekend.
Community / Christmas tree up ahead of switch-on event
Community / Keys to new Eric Gray handed overThe building will provide specialist support for adults.
Community / Choir to record MRI charity single
Community / Apprentices recognised
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.
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