• Recent media announcements of NHS Shetland have expressed hints that NHS Shetland is getting a little exasperated with Covid-19 within families being spread across numerous households by the refusal to follow the guidance on not to visit people in other houses. There is one more case and one more death.

  • Beatrice Wishart has sought an update on the re-opening of the Scottish government’s DigitalBoost fund.

  • Alistair Carmichael, as the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesperson, has voiced concern after UK government statistics showed a double in pending applications for European Union settled status in the UK.

  • After Shetland South councillor Allison Duncan raised the issue, assurances have been sought that nursing provision will be maintained on Shetland’s outer islands under the health and social care joint strategic commissioning plan.

  • The board of Voluntary Action Shetland has appointed Lynn Tulloch as the new executive officer, taking over on the 1st of March from Catherine Hughson who retired last month.

  • Ocean Kinetics has officially opened its non-destructive testing facility, the only commercial service of its kind in Shetland.

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