• The emergency services attended a single vehicle road accident at Mill Brae in Cullivoe in Yell.

  • The coastguard helicopter based at Sumburgh, Rescue 900, went to the jack-up drill platform Noble Lloyd Noble, 73 nautical miles east-south-east of Sumburgh, to take ashore two casualties.

  • Businesses in Shetland have been receiving a standard letter stating that records show that they have been mis-sold a business bank loan by the Yorkshire Bank.

  • As the Scottish Liberal Democrat education spokesperson, Tavish Scott has criticised the Scottish Qualification Authority after new figures suggested that the number of exam paper check requests rose by 65 per cent over the past two years.

  • As expected Northlink has announced that the next dry-docking schedule for its three passenger vessels is in the first quarter of this coming year. This is the first dry-docking in three years, with this coming dry-docking the last before a decision is made on the next ferry contract.

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