• With rain, drizzle and some wintry showers freezing on the ground there is ice and black ice around.

  • There is a problem with the heating system in part of the Brae High School. As a result a decision was taken to close the Brae High School Secondary Department from half past one today.

  • Flights to and from Sumburgh airport today have been mostly unaffected apart from the early morning Aberdeen flight. However the destinations of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow have seen onward flights cancelled as freezing conditions continue in England.

  • The oil and gas producer Hurricane Energy has unveiled a new competent persons report for the Rona Ridge assets, excluding the Lancaster oil field, with the fields about 40 miles west of Sandness containing about 2 point 6 billion barrels of oil resources.

  • Tavish Scott has responded to the decision of the Scottish parliament’s education and skills committee to refuse to produce a stage one report on legislation on Named Persons until the Scottish government publishes a code of practice on how to scrutinise the legislation.

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