North Ness latest, rescue delayed, and rape ordeal discussed in Holyrood

• Council White House update talks of vacuum of information

• Lifeboat crew members were stuck at lights introduced as part of traffic calming measures

• Crew of Skerries whitefish boat rescued after trawler sank

• Politicians were due to meet to discuss forensic facilities for rape survivors

• Fireman to scale Ben Nevis in full uniform

• MSP calls on Scottish government to stop dodging issue over HIE

• Extra powers for community councils discussed during SIC meeting

• Unst folk reaping benefits from being in television spotlight

• Orchestra reaps benefits of seven weeks’ hard work

• Joy for Flaws as she secures her third Scots table tennis singles title


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