21st January 2018

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EXCLUSIVE: Hostel pupils to cut plastic use, NorthLink scraps plastic straws and NHS reveals plastic spend

• See part two of our plastic pollution coverage with exclusive stories only in this week’s Shetland Times.

• AHS pupils vow to reduce plastic at the hostel by forming an eco-group.

• Kimo man calls on supermarkets to recude waste.

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WATCH: Shetland’s first parkrun pulls in plenty

• Bressay route hailed by visiting runners.

• More than 60 take to the starting line.

• Runners and walkers enjoy crisp conditions.

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Unanimous call for fair ferry funding

• Fresh demands made for the Scottish government to deliver a fair funding package.

•  Unanimous calls by a cross-party parliamentary committee.

• Move welcomed by Isles MSP Tavish Scott.

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Only in this week’s Shetland Times: Airports chief defends air traffic plans

• Hial boss says safety won’t be compromised.

• He cites London City Airport as an example.

 

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