Election / Row over Tavish’s legacy
Election letters 2019 / Tavish DID support fair ferry funding
Shetland Lives / Tavish: ‘I will not miss Edinburgh politics’As former Shetland MSP Tavish Scott prepares for a ‘quieter’ life at Scottish Rugby, he spends a Friday afternoon with Shetland News editor Hans J Marter for one last big interview with the local media.
Election letters 2019 / A great advert for the SNP
Election / By-election confirmed as Scott steps down
Politics / From one Scott to another? Councillor to stand in by-election on anti-austerity ticket
Politics / Tavish Scott to stand down as MSP
Business / Jarlshof car park congestion set to continue
Court / Fatal accident inquiry to be held into Sumburgh helicopter crashRenewed calls for the FAI process to be overhauled
Education / MSP’s concern over impact of childcare expansion on private nurseries
News round-up / Redd Up proves popular, voting reminder, port optimism, call to invest in music tuition, crowdfunding thanks
Politics / MSP warns against a ‘never-ending independence referendum’
Politics / Parliament rallies behind pension protest
News round-up / Lifeboat shout, car damaged, water charge concern, drama group welcomes visitors
News round-up / Volunteering awards, renewed call for fatal accident inquiry, surprise donation, baby box success
News round-up / MSPs repeat freight concern, fiddle competition proves popular, NHS waiting times
Politics / Support shown for second Brexit vote at public meetingThere was little appetite for leaving the EU at the Town Hall event.
Health / Shorter waits for travel vaccinations are on the wingMSP critical of delays in service
News round-up / Police investigate vandalism, air traffic controller strike concern, Faroese crime drama
Transport / Scott says council should explore finance for fixed links
Transport / Local politicians disappointed with lifeline ferry tender detailsContract faces legal challenge from Pentland Ferries
Health / NHS chief ‘disappointed’ by compensation pay outs
Brexit / Border controls could jeopardise fish export businessMSP Tavish Scott warns of ‘ocean of red tape’
Updated ‘Disappointment’ for Shetland with Scottish budgetCouncil leader seeks further talks with Scottish Government
Transport / Scott’s ferry contract question stymied in parliament
Transport / Jack appointed as chair of HIAL
Updated New ferry contract is ‘cauld kale reheated’Transport Scotland says ferry contract will provide value for money.
Broadband speeds continue to lagShetland and Orkney are among the slowest local authority areas in the UK, according to new research.
Politics / Draft budget ‘lacks detail’ on what will be coming isles’ wayTough funding climate set to continue for health board
Marine / Fishing quota cuts loom as government prepares for final fisheries council
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