Shetland News

Court / Lerwick man remanded after admitting string of offences
Coronavirus / Three more Covid cases
Coronavirus / More Covid cases recorded
Police / Police investigate vandalism
Coronavirus / All wind farm and cable workers will now be tested for Covid
News round-up / Schools’ climate change funding, drone survey, Hogmanay stream proves popular, advice for EU citizens
Climate / Council looks to recruit to ‘very important’ climate change role
Coronavirus / Students’ staggered return to uni to be extendedA third Covid vaccine, meanwhile, has been approved for use in the UK
Coronavirus / New Covid vaccine to be used from next week
Coronavirus / ‘Please don’t take chances’: local GP warns against Covid complacency
Coronavirus / Health agency releases more data on spread of virus
Weather / Snowy weather leads to difficult road conditions
Brexit / French border delays add to ‘perfect storm’ for local fish processing companyAdditional paperwork a massive burden to small companies
Updated Five more Covid cases recorded in last two days
Arts / Teenager picked for national dance company
Business / Loganair hopes £25m loan facility will help see it through pandemic
Community / Racist incidents in schools figures don’t show full picture, campaigner says
Business / Coffee shop could open in Yell
Letters / Time to take responsibility
Letters / Presumptions
Updated Wind farm construction workers will be tested for Covid, Viking Energy confirms
Coronavirus / New Covid vaccine arrives
Court / Pair who were found guilty of murder intend to appeal
Community / New Lerwick flats ready to hit the housing market
Living Lerwick - Opening hours and access details for town centre businesses
Arts / New exhibition looks at traditions which some may view as ‘non-politically correct’
Health / Health board reminds folk to only visit A&E for emergencies
Coronavirus / Vaccination programme through GP practices about to commence
Education / Around two racist incidents recorded a year in local schoolsSIC quality improvement officer says school staff ‘will challenge any racial prejudice’ if an incident occurs
Coronavirus / Covid numbers continue to rise as ten new cases confirmedHealth board hopes to have 2,000 islanders vaccinated by the end of January
Coronavirus / Viking Energy still assessing whether any additional Covid measures are needed
Community / Initial work on large Lerwick housing development could start in spring
Community / Leisure centres to remain closed until February
Education / Union’s home learning request ‘justified’ by new school arrangements
Community / South Mainland Up Helly Aa postponed again
Education / SIC reassures parents over extension of remote learning
Community / Delting footballers take on charity running challenge
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Police / Police want to speak to driver of broken down vehicle
Breaking Islands to stay in tier three amid Scotland-wide lockdownAll schools in Shetland will remain closed until the end of January
Coronavirus / NHS Shetland records three new Covid cases
Coronavirus / Flags of hope bring Tibetan feel to village
Shetland Lives / Anita aims to make it three in a row with next fundraising challenge
Coronavirus / Community urged to remain vigilant after health board identifies no new Covid casesHealth chief pays tribute to NHS Shetland staff who worked tirelessly through Christmas and New Year period