• New seating, planters and a plaque in memory of Harry Jamieson have been placed around Lerwick town centre.
• Five large planters, four of which have seating, are now in place as part of Living Lerwick’s plans to improve amenities.
• The move is in response to research which was done when the business improvement district was set up.
• Entries have flooded for this year’s Shetland Times calendar competition.
• Readers have the chance to vote for their favourite which will appear on the free glossy calendar.
• Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday.
• Tanker charges at Sullom Voe terminal will rise by 83 per cent next year.
• The move gives rise to hope that some of the losses incurred this year will be redressed.
• This year the council’s ports and harbours took in £3 million less than expected.
• A councillor has sought reassurances over a recorded rise in child protection cases.
• Number of referrals has more than doubled in one financial year.
• Social work chief says changes in recording have ‘inflated’ some of the figures.
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