31st March 2020

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Council’s depute leader says care home residents are receiving ‘best possible care’

• Depute leader says care home residents are receiving best care possible

• Emma Macdonald was speaking after news two care home residents had tested positive

• She says safety and wellbeing is ‘of the utmost importance to us’

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Loganair to seek government help amid Covid-19 travel restrictions

• Airline warns Covid-19 pandemic has had “enormous effect”

• Expected to seek government support in coming days

• Follows reduction to services

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Food bank fundraiser attracts over £2,000 in donations

• Fundraising effort for Food bank has raised over £2,000

• Jack Sandison organised a live ‘busking’ session on Facebook

• It allowed participants to demonstrate their creative skills

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Community fundraising effort launched in fight against Covid-19

• New fundraising effort for Gilbert Bain scrubs

• Ghufar Razaq is raising funds for fabrics and haberdashery

• Medical staff said to have been “blown away” by the community support

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  • Borrowed Time
    Borrowed Time

    Debt, social mobility and the Fetlar Clearances: the Nicolsons of Brough Lodge. View More…

  • And that\'s the way of it
    And that\'s the way of it

    The fascinating life of a man who not only played an important part in the D-Day landings, but whose memory spans almost a century of unparalleled and tumultuous technological change. View More…

  • Shetland and the Greenland Whaling
    Shetland and the Greenland Whaling

    For the first time the full story of Shetland vital contribution to the Greenland fishery is told. The economic and social implications of the bloody trade is discussed in detail. View More…

  • Seabirds and Seals
    Seabirds and Seals

    An entertaining and thoughtful account of a quarter century’s voyages around just two of Shetland’s hundred islands. View More…

  • Fast Fish
    Fast Fish

    Davy Clark left home to find work at the Antarctic whaling. He found it. Rough, tough, dirty and dangerous work at that. But he also found friendships and camaraderie. This is his story. View More…