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Environment / Four smaller earthquakes recorded west of Norway
Environment / ‘The house was shaking’: rumbles felt after earthquake in Norwegian Sea
Environment / Drivers reminded be aware of wildlife after ‘dreadful weekend for otters’
Environment / Dead seal highlights dangers of discarded fishing nets
Environment / More dog waste bins for the south mainland
Environment / Playful otters put on show
Environment / Surprise visitor on Westside salmon farm
Environment / Renewed appeal not to disturb seals on Rerwick beach
Environment / Leask given advisor role at crofting federation
Environment / Ringed seal released back into the wild
Environment / Interactive map launched of archaeological interests within Viking Energy site
Community / Work expected to start on new Fair Isle Bird Observatory next year after £2.35m funding boost
Living Lerwick - The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail - 30 April - 12 June
Council / New Orkney waste facility would result in less rubbish being sent north for burning
Environment / Environment agency objects to space centre plans over peat concernSEPA said it will withdraw its objection if the issue is resolved
Environment / Study on interaction between boats and marine mammals gets underway
Environment / Shetland from space picture shows algal bloom
Environment / Avian flu found in Fair Isle
Environment / Green MSP visits local salmon farm as part of fact-finding tour
Council / More power than ever accessed from electric vehicle charge points last year despite dip in individual sessions
Environment / Community clean-up challenge collects 2,700lbs of marine litterOrkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael, meanwhile, has reintroduced legislation to reduce plastic pollution in the UK
Council / Levenwick road upgrade plans ‘wide of the mark’The Shetland branch of the Scottish Greens say rather than widening the road the council needs to ensure that island roads are safe for all road users
Environment / There is energy left in your used face mask, district heating scheme reminds local people
Environment / Bell’s Brae pupils help port authority restart tree planting scheme
Environment / Loch warning made over plans for new house near Clickimin Broch
Environment / Reminder made over staying safe at Sumburgh Head after couple climb wall to take photos of puffins
Council / Former pupil returns after 45 years to become Sandness principal teacher
Updated Viking Energy sceptics raise concern over peat slidesWind farm developer says slippage happened in an area already earmarked for excavation
Environment / Whale and dolphin spotters wanted for citizen science project
Environment / Fresh reminder made over marine litter after man frees injured seal caught in netting
Environment / Refusal of space centre works ‘bureaucratic nonsense’, local councillor claims
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