• The health secretary Humza Yousaf has said that the Scottish government has no plans at the moment for a return to greater covid restrictions, despite high numbers of tested-positive. The number of reported cases of tested-positive in Shetland has been variable in the daily figures, but the weekly and monthly totals have been higher in recent months than in the first six months of the year.

  • In the end there was no Shetland winner in the Supreme and Scotland titles in the Great Taste Awards.

  • Besides the Shetland Gas Plant, Total has assets surrounding Shetland including in the Alwyn and Dunbar areas in the East Shetland Basin, the Gryphon area east-south-east of Sumburgh, and the Laggan-Tormore hub West of Unst. Now the Unite union is balloting, for industrial action, nearly 300 workers at contractors Ponticelli and Semco Maritime working for Total.

  • Monday is the first day of the enforcement of the Scottish vaccine passport. The NHS Scotland Covid Status app is for international travel as well as for access to the likes of nightclubs and some events.

  • Both Beatrice Wishart, as member of the Scottish parliament for Shetland, and Liam McArthur, as member of the Scottish parliament for Orkney, have received letters from the presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament saying the Scottish Parliament would offer "advice and support" following the attack and killing of Sir David Amess, member of the UK parliament.

  • A study has outlined the change of climate in Shetland has been towards being less extreme, rather than more extreme as had been predicted, and experienced elsewhere.

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