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Airlines Flybe and Loganair have been criticised for “ripping off” islanders by charging a flat £5 transaction fee for using a credit card to book
Lerwick Port Authority and Shetland Amenity Trust have both received major funding boosts to the tune of a combined £637,000 in the latest round of
The number of social care staff employed by the SIC is to fall by around 10 per cent. Letters went out last week to 69
A judge has ruled that the Scottish government failed to take proper account of its obligations under a European bird directive in granting consent for
Key decisions on affordable housing and care for the elderly were postponed as one member of the council’s social services committee protested at being treated
A thaw in relations between Shetland Arts and DITT has prompted pending legal action to be put on hold in the hope that a dispute
The owner of the Magpies Nest shop is considering shutting down because it is “not worth the hassle” after a visiting poet said she was
SIC councillors have paused plans to radically overhaul secondary education until November to allow alternatives to shutting schools to be more fully investigated.
Alterations to the SIC’s programme of school closures will leave its education department with a £1 million shortfall, councillors will be told next week.
SIC councillors are being asked to back a consultation on shutting Bressay Primary School following a drastic slump in pupil numbers.
Traditional drummers, dancers and singers from the Ga tribe of Southern Ghana will be in Shetland from Monday to deliver workshops and performances in schools.
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