Shetland News

Council / Macdonald replaces Smith as planning committee chair
Council / Bruce Hostel greenery set to mark Peace Day
News round-up / Shetland Boat Week programme, RET transparency, leadership matters workshops, full service on Yell Sound
Community / Local causes receive SMUHA cash boost
Letters / Proud of resisting Viking Energy
Energy / SIC to discuss impact of Clair oil field negotiations
Council / Smith steps down from planning committee
Council / SIC gender pay gap ‘of concern’
Community / Funding jigsaw for Nesting school project completed
News round-up / Lerwick lifeboat gala, Skeld post office doubts, lecturers pay dispute resolved, accolade for wildlife boat operator
Letters / Indignant or gloating? (Viking Energy)
Letters / Rewilded croft’s breeding success
Community / Tough training finale for MRI tough mudder race
Community / Car damaged in school car park
Plenty on offer during carers week
Emergency services / Fifteen drivers caught speeding
Court / Released on bail
Community / New charitable trust chairman outlines priorities
GB Building Centre - All Neff, Bosch and Siemens appliances - two year warranty
Court / Fines for man in Christmas fracas
Court / Man loses driving licence for six months
Community / Trust’s value rises by £30m
Environment / Hermaness path to be upgraded to cope with rising visitor numbersRural tourism infrastructure fund awards £300,000
Court / Drink driver caused multiple vehicle accident
Updated Creel boat escorted to Scalloway
Court / Woman in court on drugs charges
Community / Cash for restorative justice project
Business / Brevik hotel could create over 20 new jobs
Transport / Fixed links call after more Yell ferry disruption
Class A drugs seized
Council / Council chamber could move to St Ringan’s
Emergency services / Lifeboat gala ends with call-out
Court / Fine for careless driver who possessed heroin
Transport / Air traffic control strike suspended
News round-up / Young Enterprise final, youth play postponed, gender imbalance event at parliament
Worldwide knit-along for Harriet’s hat
Court / Woman remanded in custody after admitting offences
Court / Private hearing on sexual offences petition
Domestic abuse conference provides ‘opportunity for change’
Politics / Shetland’s own anti-Trump demonstration
Updated Gazza event cancelled days after tickets go on sale
Emergency services / Police investigate supermarket theft
Health / Vast majority of claimants who challenge negative welfare decisions succeed