• New data published today by Scottish Labour, following freedom of information requests, has shown that Shetland is doing not too badly, in fact comparatively very well, in providing mental health support to pupils in Shetland’s schools.

  • The Lerwick Port Authority has published its Annual Review of 2016, which was signed off last month by the outgoing chairman, Brian Anderson. The new-style Annual Review covers a year when the Lerwick Port Authority delivered, what it described as, continued good financial performance and new quay projects were completed.

  • The independent candidate for Orkney and Shetland in the general election last month, Stuart Hill, has made a complaint to the police about election fraud by the authorities involved in the general election in Orkney and Shetland.

  • The American poet Susan Tichy is working on a new project called NORTH/ROCK/EDGE, which focuses on mountains, coastlines and North Atlantic islands, including Shetland.

  • White fish landings today were about average with 5 boats, all local, landing about 1400 boxes.

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