Updated ‘Disappointment’ for Shetland with Scottish budgetCouncil leader seeks further talks with Scottish Government
Politics / Carmichael speaks up for EU citizens’ rightsGovernment should reconsider Settled Status process
Politics / Councillors bite back at government funding offerSouth mainland member Allison Duncan likened the terms of the settlement to ‘political blackmail’.
Politics / Carmichael: Time for Theresa May to step aside after historic Brexit vote defeatSIC leader Coutts: uncertainty for community continues
Politics / Pensioners fuming over government ‘theft’Pension age changes mean millions are affected
Politics / SIC leader ‘extremely concerned’ by draft budget
Politics / Draft budget ‘lacks detail’ on what will be coming isles’ wayTough funding climate set to continue for health board
Politics / Carmichael reacts to Brexit vote postponement
Politics / MSPs call for better value at the pumps
Politics / Carmichael to vote against ‘the deal no one wanted’Brexit deal not in the national interest, MP says
Politics / Fishermen welcome Brexit fisheries dealThe UK Government has strongly defended the Brexit deal on fisheries saying the “red lines” on fish have been protected.
Updated Fishing industry unhappy with draft Brexit dealMORE favourable trade terms for the UK to access EU markets following Brexit are likely to depend on EU fishing vessels being given continued access to UK waters.
Politics / Brexit survey triggers calls for people’s referendumA SURVEY showing only one third of Shetlanders would vote for Brexit if given the chance to vote again has strengthened the case for a referendum re-run, according to some isles politicians.
Politics / Scores of community council vacancies remainOVER 40 seats on community councils across Shetland remain unfilled after a recent election despite increased efforts to encourage people to put their name forward.
Politics / Worries over ‘log jam’ of planning applications
Politics / SIC plans extra draw on reserves plus council tax rise to balance the books
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