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  • Shetland has come out best in what has been described as a postcode lottery in Scotland in receiving diagnosis and support for pupils with additional support needs.

  • The Scottish Liberal Democrat net zero spokesperson Sanne Dijkstra-Downie has today called for “ambition and drive” to expand Scotland’s electric car charging network.

  • The current coastguard helicopter based at Sumburgh was tasked on behalf of the NHS. This was to take a patient from Sanday to Kirkwall.

  • Last time it was lighthouses, large and small, now hare sculptures are the new fund-raising initiative by the Clan cancer support charity.

  • Ithaca Energy, which acquired Siccar Point Energy’s 70 per cent interest in the Cambo heavy oil and gas field, 90 nautical miles west of Unst last month and operates oil and gas fields south-east of Sumburgh, in the Moray Firth and east of Aberdeen, has given an update on its plans for its interests west of Shetland.

  • The coastguard helicopter, the Lerwick lifeboat and the coastguard rescue teams from Lerwick and from Sumburgh were tasked yesterday to help a man who was about 12 metres down cliffs near Clump, which is on the Sandwick, or west, side of Mousa Sound.

  • In 11 of the last 20 years, the housing stock in Shetland has increased by a higher rate than the average for all of Scotland.

  • The Red Note string quartet will be at Mareel this weekend, the first date of the Good Company Tour of the Highlands and Islands.

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