Council cuts, windfarm woes and troubled tugs …

Front Page (4)• Spending cuts of 3.3 per cent across council services will have to be made until 2021.

• Loganair has refused to make its newest recruit available for interview despite growing concerns.

• A major project intended to stabilise shellfish production is about to take off.

• A leading figure in Sustainable Shetland has asked how long the charitable trust will continue to support Viking Energy project.

• Local mission man Aubrey Jamieson has been given a new role as senior superintendent.

• A diabetic recalls her early years of living with the condition in Whalsay.

• BBC Radio Shetland raised over £20,000 for this year’s Children in Need campaign.

• Don’t miss our extensive arts and entertainment stories, including coverage of the weekend’s Shetland Noir event.

• In sport, two good wins have given the Shetland netball team a chance in the next round of the Scottish Cup.

• And island games chief Jorgen Pettersson gives his impressions on Shetland’s achievement when it comes to sports development.


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