Shetland News

Marine / Massive growth in salmon production but not in Shetland
Energy / Nature and bird organisations maintain objections to Yell wind farm
Community / Council keen to recruit more foster carers
Health / ‘Outstanding’ NHS staff praised during virtual awards ceremony
Letters / Working closely with the developer?
Community / Brevik House work expected to get underway next year
Sport / Shetland celebrates victory in 102nd Milne Cup clash
Brexit / Prepare for a no deal Brexit, prime minister tells the countryBut isles MP Alistair Carmichael says people are “sick and tired” of a failing government
Coronavirus / Shetland the only health board with no new cases
Coronavirus / SNP candidate sympathises with local hospitality businesses affected by restrictionsTom Wills says he is ‘totally open’ to idea of localised restrictions but thinks ‘we need to err on the side of caution’
Arts / Author of Cod Hunters shortlisted for national award
Community / Voluntary sector highlights work during pandemic
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Politics / IJB chair says board should have had more involvement in health and social care plan
Energy / Isles ‘leading the way’ in tidal energy as fourth turbine installed at Bluemull Sound
Reviews / ‘Public health in public hands’Our reviewer Neil Riddell was impressed by Miriam Brett’s first time appearance on the BBC Question Time programme on Thursday night
Coronavirus / Covid-19 restrictions to remain in place
Transport / Councillors unhappy with lack of consultation on cancellation of NorthLink group bookings
Police / Electronics firm targeted by thieves
Police / Two charged with drug possession after police target ferry terminals
Coronavirus / Disappointment as Tesco has no plans to re-introduce one-way system
Letters / Letters: How much is it going to cost?
Updated Hotel sector furious after NorthLink cancels group bookings for 2021
Coronavirus / Latest Covid-19 cases prove the virus is in the community, NHS says
Marine / Carmichael: ministers must sit down with fishing groups to end safety issues
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Community / Foodies prepare for online festival
Court / Woman fined for possessing ‘relic’ rifle without licence
Court / Lerwick Sheriff Court round-up
Community / Strong interest in Crown Estate grant aid scheme
Letters / Clinging on to Westminster at our peril
Arts / Young writers receive prizes
Community / Soft play centre and cafe planned for old Voe school
Health / MRI scanner in sight after fundraising target reached
Transport / Bluemull Sound ferry reduced single vessel service
Marine / New study highlights post-Brexit fish landing opportunities
Number of people on unemployment benefits up slightly
Letters / Technology for technology’s sake
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Letters / Living beyond our means
Market House / Life is getting more complicated but Advocacy Shetland is here to help
Politics / Fisheries bill amendment seeks to enhance safety at sea
Features / Fiddler Margaret lands MBE for services to traditional music‘It’s been a pleasure to teach young people and adults alike and see people progress and get to new standards and new levels of playing and confidence’
Police / Black lab Oscar joins Dogs Against Drugs team
Marine / ‘Supertanker’ berths at Sullom Voe