24th May 2020
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Cityheart doubts, Chris Stout a winner and an underfire ambulance service

• Doubts surround a new student accommodation building in Lerwick – which forced a long-established business to relocate

• Ambulance service managers are to update a safety watchdog on staffing issues next month

• Fiddler Chris Stout and his musical partner Catriona McKay have been crowned Best Duo at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

• Unst photographer scoops two national awards for his shocking images of gannets ensnared in plastic litter

• Plans have been lodged to make the Clickimin helicopter landing pad permanent – two years after it was first brought into use

• SIC chief executive has tough job of balancing cuts with vital services

• Malcolm Bell argues ‘it’s not council’s job to plug the gaps’ in airport parking row

• MR Gair shakes hands on franchise deal to sell MG cars

• Read our weddings feature, plus much, much more

One comment

  1. Katie Harvey

    The photo of Duncan Steel on page 5 is listed as being with a seal lion. While the island is called Sea Lion island, that is an elephant seal (most likely southern) in the picture used which is stated incorrectly in the description. I did love the article on the plastic problems throughout Shetland. Also, the Tammy nories facing feeding issues due to changing temperatures is similar to Ibexs with grass reaching its peak growth sooner, causing insufficient food for new young.


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