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  • A meeting of the full Shetland Islands Council has approved high-value backing for three local projects through the recently established Crown Estate Fund.

  • In recent months there has been talk locally about people intending to move to Shetland for what is possibly a wrong reason, that is mostly to escape their high-covid infection areas, although Shetland has not been covid-free. This perception that people want to move here has been backed by an opinion poll of UK households.

  • The Shetland Islands Council’s ferry service has confirmed that the previously announced installation of the newly-refurbished linkspan at the ferry terminal at Vidlin will start on Monday and will take about four days.

  • The Shetland Islands Council’s ferry service has confirmed that the previously announced installation of the newly-refurbished linkspan at the ferry terminal at Vidlin will start on Monday and will take about four days.

  • The coastguard in Shetland has been helping the police in Thurso in the search for a missing person in Scrabster by coordinating coastguard rescue teams.

  • Shetland Arts’ Refresh Now programme continues online and in person across Shetland.

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