Shetland News

Climate / Taking the plane turns out to be better for the climateAnalysis of carbon emissions of Shetland’s external transport links comes up with surprising result
Climate / Individual responsibility a key focus at latest climate strikeShetland Islands Council also hosts event aimed at sparking conversation on climate change
Transport / Lerwick car parking ‘problem’ raised during discussion on more airport bus runs
Energy / ‘Slightly more hard cash’ anticipated for Viking Energy community benefit fund after timeline rejig
Police / Windows smashed at Hayfield House
Transport / Four in ten inter-island flights cancelled in 2018/19Councillor pays tribute to transport staff working in ‘challenging conditions’
Shetland Lives / Putting Northmavine on the map
Transport / More bus trips to Sumburgh Airport and around Lerwick in pipeline as new contracts given go-ahead
Court / Prison for man who harmed partner
Court / Jail term for unprovoked assaults in restaurant
Court / Jail for man who supplied heroin from hospital
Community / Bell has ‘no issue’ with women playing ‘equal part in all aspects’ of Up Helly Aa
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Business / From hotel to housing as Brevik developer makes U-turn
Health / Proposed ‘hospice at home’ for Hillswick patients
Reviews / RANT left audience dazzled with two sets of highly sophisticated tunes
Showcases / Do you have what it takes to be a local BBC journalist?
Politics / Fair ferry funding spat continues
Court / Lerwick man admitted grooming underage girl online
Court / Ex-military man narrowly escapes jail for domestic violence
Community / Reaching halfway point could open funding doors for MRI appeal
Court / Firearm offences lead to fine
Court / Court round up – Motoring offences
Community / Permission sought to ‘de-brand’ Commercial Street post office
Police / Police seek information on ‘suspicious prowler’ who climbed high security fence
Community / Westside community councils given additional funding
Police / Police investigate afternoon assault
News round-up / Fish stocks research, Safer internet day, Scord quarry on show, Local fiddlers at Tradfest
Emergency services / Electrical upgrade for Aith lifeboat
Reviews / A night of wonderful and original jazz
Health / Return your unwanted medication
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Council / Shortfall resulting from draft ferry funding figure ‘beyond disastrous’There are hopes, however, that the £5m figure could rise before the Scottish Government budget is passed
Brexit / Salmon industry to be hit by financial and bureaucratic burdenBut industry also confident that trade will continue after Brexit
Emergency services / Search and rescue helicopter crew celebrates milestone
Health / Draft health board settlement ‘fair’, according to NHS chief
News round-up / Gemma to launch album, Times wins media award, police warning, Opera Highlights to return
Transport / Boat set for early sailing
Weather / Storm Ciara brings risk of coastal flooding
Arts / Americana duo Jellyman’s Daughter to return
Climate / Shetland to participate in Valentine’s Day climate strike
Transport / NorthLink ferry leaves at midday
Emergency services / ‘State of the art’ aircraft to support coastguard
Updated Nesting and Girlsta ready for fiery celebration