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Court / Drugs charges
Nature / Video shows seal taking refuge in mussel farm after being hunted by orcas
Arts / Folk Frenzy prepares for return in 2023
Also in the news / Lost appointments, cost of living payments, bird flu response and student success
Community / Tingwall Kirk goes up for sale
History / New Skerries book a ‘labour of love’ for local historianViolet McQuade’s Out Skerries – The Forgotten Isles is getting a second launch event in Lerwick tonight
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Court / Sex offender avoids jail
Community / Viking landslide damage reinstated as wind farm opponents voice concern
Community / Clickimin sensory rooms getting good feedback, local charity says
Transport / NorthLink’s extra Orkney sailings a “direct contradiction” to Shetland service, community councillor saysBut NorthLink declined to respond to Stewart Hay’s comments
Environment / ‘Immerse yourself in peatland and help reverse carbon dioxide losses’, amenity trust recommends
Community / Fond farewells as Lea Gardens goes on the market
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Energy / Offshore wind plans include sites to east and west of Shetland
Police / Public appeal after lambing house targetted by vandals
Police / Police warn retailers of counterfeit bank notes in circulation
Court / Lerwick man released on bail after private court appearance
Health / Longest ongoing mental health treatment wait 62 weeks
Health / Mobile MRI unit will scan 300 patients
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Community / Road resurfacing to limit access to Burra’s east isleHowever the SIC will now allow traffic through the road between 1pm and 1.30pm during the work
Energy / Design work underway on new mercury removal plant
Housing / Knab redevelopment parking concerns will be considered for planning application, SIC saysResidents of Gressy Loan say they have “major concerns” over parking, traffic and access
Business / Some local businesses at ‘end of their tether’ over Harrison Square mess and noiseOne Lerwick community councillor said engagement and preventative work is the way forward
Housing / Life in a caravan for social care worker struggling to find house after move northLack of accommodation for people moving to Shetland for a job has been highlighted in recent months
Community / Community council supports plan to redevelop ‘eyesore’ piece of land
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Business / Cafe set to reopen in Sumburgh Airport
Arts / Strawboys return for dance tour around isles
Sport / Hopes to revive local table tennis scene
Community / Councillor to eat local produce only for a month to raise awareness of food supply
Transport / SIC depute leader keen to see control of ferry contract devolved to isles
Community / Tall Ships drop-in event planned for one-year countdown
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