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Coronavirus / Worries raised over possible transport ‘bottlenecks’ when restrictions ease at ChristmasNorthern Isles MP Alistair Carmichael said there is likely to be ‘massive amounts of pressure on plane and ferry services’
Community / Trust proposes Covid-19 contingency fund of up to £1.3 millionValue of investments now exceeds £410m as equity markets recover
Rapid progress in developing Covid-19 vaccines offers ‘light at the end of the tunnel’Dr Susan Laidlaw advises islanders to seek information from trusted sources
Council / Working from home proving popular
Coronavirus / Health board offers more details about roll-out of Covid vaccineNHS Shetland asks people not to phone your GP practice to ask about the vaccine until you have been invited to arrange an appointment
Council / Leader says SIC will continue to argue for additional Covid costs to be coveredValue of the council investments also increased by £79 million between April and September
Coronavirus / Fishermen who tested positive for Covid flown to Aberdeen
Coronavirus / Health board preparing for Covid vaccine roll-outScottish Government has confirmed that priority groups could receive vaccinations as early as December
Coronavirus / Two fishing crew members being treated at Gilbert Bain for Covid-19
Coronavirus / Isles to remain under level one Covid restrictionsPeople will soon be able to meet outdoors in groups of up to eight people, from three households
Coronavirus / New Covid case confirmed
Coronavirus / People advised not to visit others indoors for fortnight after being away
Education / Student welcomes guidance on returning home for Christmas
Coronavirus / Further Covid death registered
Updated Indoor socialising ban to be removedLocal MSP Beatrice Wishart says it is ‘welcome news for people in Shetland who have missed visiting family and friends in recent months’
Coronavirus / More than 1,400 Covid tests carried out last month
Coronavirus / Communication from government among greatest challenges for council during Covid outbreak, chief executive saysMaggie Sandison reflects on the lessons learned from the onset of coronavirus
Coronavirus / Another Covid case allocated to local figure
Coronavirus / Covid business grant scheme could have done with more checks, auditor says
Coronavirus / SIC leader wants ‘meaningful consultation’ if national lockdown is proposed
Coronavirus / Level one of Covid restrictions – what does it mean?Indoor visit ban remains but restrictions will be reviewed weekly
Coronavirus / Health officials ask for patience over household socialising banDisappointment over continued house visit ban but NHS chief says it is the right move to begin with
Updated Another Covid case confirmed
Coronavirus / Sturgeon confirms government hopes to place isles in ‘level one’ of Covid restrictionsAdvice recommends indoor socialising should be off limits for the time being, first minister says
Coronavirus / Isles could be placed in ‘level one’ of coronavirus restrictions – but indoor visits may not return straight awayLeaked letter from the Scottish Government says Shetland, Orkney, Western Isles, Highlands and Moray could move down a tier from current level
Coronavirus / New Covid-19 case confirmed
Coronavirus / Families and children told not to go guising this Halloween
Coronavirus / SIC leader hopeful of isles being placed in lower tiers of coronavirus restrictionsHeath board chief, however, wouldn’t be surprised to see Shetland start at a level ‘slightly higher’ than expected
Coronavirus / First minister outlines new tiered approach to Covid-19 restrictionsThe bottom two levels of the five-tiered system will allow household visits
Coronavirus / Hospitality restrictions to remain in place until early November
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