• A hand-drawn map, produced from official information by activists from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in the 1980s, has shown that Shetland could have been targeted in a three-megaton nuclear attack.

  • Alistair Carmichael has given his support to a parliamentary motion calling on the new Labour government to live up to the recommendations of the parliamentary and health service ombudsman on women affected by maladministration in changes to the state pension age.

  • A three-masted gaff-rig charter-schooner, which sailed around Orkney and Shetland with up to eight guests last year, is now unlikely to do as planned for this summer, and expected to until recently.

  • Due to the weather there have been delays to the surface dressing in Yell, Unst and Fetlar but it is hoped to complete the work by a week on Sunday.

  • Three community groups in Shetland have been awarded over £207,000 of National Lottery Community funding.

  • Bertie Summers, one of the two members for Shetland in the Scottish Youth Parliament, has welcomed Scotland becoming the first nation of the UK to incorporate into domestic law the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise has revealed that, in the last financial year, ending in March, it approved investment of £1.5 million on 18 projects in Shetland.

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