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Politics / Parties clash over who secured fair ferry funding
Election / Election campaign round-up 9 March
Council / Government to be notified if SIC is minded to approve space centre plans
Politics / SNP secure vital support for Scottish budget
Community / Politicians outraged as islands set to lose out in air traffic control centralisation move
Politics / Budget fails to tackle poverty & climate change, say isles politiciansWills calls for bold action on climate while Carmichael bemoans ‘half measures’
Shetland Charitable Trust - Shetland Befriending Scheme is looking for volunteers!
Politics / Covid restrictions will make for different election
Politics / Labour picks candidate for upcoming election
Coronavirus / Lib Dems welcome commitment to introduce island testing
Marine / Difficult fish talks define future relationship with EU
Politics / Boris Johnson responds to letter on Shetland self-determination – and hopes to visit isles this year
Coronavirus / Lib Dems demand meeting to discuss islands Covid testing
Politics / UKIP told by councillor to get its facts right
Politics / Councillors have no plans to stand again in Scottish Parliament election
Community / Scale of fuel poverty compounded by Covid pandemic with little help in sight
Election / Wills calls for £20 Universal Credit uplift to continue
Coronavirus / NHS Shetland defends mental health service against LibDems charge
Politics / Time to think about your right to vote
Politics / SNP candidate lobbies own party to ensure level playing field for spaceports
Politics / Regional MSP stresses need for Highlands and Islands to be supported in budget
Updated No surprise seafood exporters are angry – Carmichael
Emergency services / Pensioner who collapsed at Tesco had to wait 90 minutes for ambulance to arriveCouncillor Allison Duncan reiterates his call for a local emergency call centre
Politics / European Charter set to strengthen local government
Council / Shetland starts quest for more powers with online debateCouncil convener Malcolm Bell says local government has become nothing more than a ‘delivery arm of central government’
Politics / UK spending review ‘lacking ambition’, says Northern Isles MPCarmichael critical of public sector pay freeze and international aid cut
Energy / ‘Staggering’ and ‘outrageous’ behaviour from suppliers
Politics / Electoral registration reminders sent out
Coronavirus / Island based Covid home testing works well, Labour MSP finds out
Coronavirus / Coutts seeks clarity on Covid-19 measures to keep community on board
Politics / Councillor Thomson to appear at Standards Commission hearing over ‘failure to update register of interests’
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