22nd October 2019

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Welcome cash boost for adapted bikes project

• Shetland Sport for All to receive £2,000 from the Robertson Trust.

• Cash award follows very successful disability bike event in the summer.

• Weekend highlighted the need for more adaptive bikes to be based in the isles.

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Shetland FM goes into liquidation

• The facilities management company has gone into liquidation, with a £610,000 outstanding loan to HIE.

• Owner Frank Strang said the company essentially “died 18 months ago” following end of Sella Ness accommodation contract.

• Mr Strang’s “absolute priority” is now delivering on Shetland Space Centre.

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NorthLink and NHS issue measles warnings after passenger taken ill

  • NHS Grampian and NorthLink have both warned passengers to be wary of the symptoms of measles.
  • A passenger on a north-bound sailing was found to have contracted the illness.
  • Letters and e-mails sent out to passengers.
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Flybe and Loganair ‘pleased’ to be working together again

• The airline companies have announced a new agreement on connecting flights.

• Over 100 new connections are bookable on Loganair’s website.

• Former franchise partners fell out spectacularly in 2017 when Flybe began flying in and out of Sumburgh.

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