• Shetland Islands councillors are to meet informally on Tuesday to discuss what to do about the composition of the trustees of the Shetland Charitable Trust. So far two of the four candidates standing for Shetland in the Scottish parliament election on Thursday have backed council policy on directly elected trustees.

  • It looks as if the final two pelican crossings in Lerwick will be upgraded during the next visit of the supplier, Siemens, in June.

  • Police in Shetland are appealing for witnesses to an incident of careless driving involving a black estate car.

  • The UK Civil Aviation Authority issued an instruction yesterday evening to stop any commercial passenger flights by UK operators flying the Airbus EC225LP helicopter, including those to and from Sumburgh and Scatsta.

  • A conference is underway in Orkney bringing together performance sport’s service providers and partners within the local authorities of Shetland, Orkney, the Western Isles and Highland.

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