The group campaigning for gender equality in Lerwick Up Helly Aa says the issue can “no longer be swept under the carpet” after Shetland Islands Council (SIC) launched its own investigation into whether its involvement with the fire festival breached equality law.
A casualty has been evacuated from a cargo vessel off the east coast of Shetland after suffering from a suspected heart attack.
A date has been announced for a play devised by Scottish schoolchildren.
Carrying “offensive weapons” earned a repeat offender a 10-month prison sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Jamie Crawford has enjoyed the high life more than most Scots.
A man has lost his driving licence for a year after being found guilty of dangerous driving at Lerwick Sheriff Court on yesterday.
A coastguard search and rescue helicopter was earlier today assisting in a medical evacuation from a passenger ship off the east coast of Shetland.
Shetland Islands Council has approved a loan of £300,000 to building firm BA Builders to allow for new homes to be constructed in rural areas.
A multi-agency meeting is set to be held to discuss the Fair Isle Bird Observatory fire and focus on any lessons which can be learned.
A woman has been jailed for six months following an incident where she made threats against her ex partner and was found in possession of a knife.
One school has been shut down in a north or north-east community every two months on average during the public spending squeeze in the last decade.
There was a 20% increase in the number of road traffic offences detected in Shetland in 2018/19 compared to the previous year after the police upped resources in response to “ongoing concerns” over driving.
Residents in a Shetland settlement are up in arms after it emerged that an international salmon farming service company is planning to build a large net cleaning plant on crofting land next to the Toft ferry terminal.
An island harbour was left in lockdown yesterday after a suspicious package was reported, forcing evacuations and delays to ships waiting to berth.
Police have confirmed that a potentially suspicious package discovered on Shetland today is not as feared as first thought after staff were evacuated from buildings near to the Sella Ness area.
The proposed 12-turbine Mossy Hill wind farm on the outskirts of Lerwick has been given the green light by Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee.
A person was rescued from a house fire on Shetland in the early hours of this morning.
Preparations for this year’s Shetland Boat Week are well under way with event organisers announcing the four main sponsors for the fourth instalment of the event.
A woman from Shetland whose husband died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem aged just 29 has launched a campaign to look into holding heart screening events for young people in the isles.
Offshore workers who went for days without fresh water, amid fears it was affected by a contagious bug, have had their supply restored.
A woman who managed to escape with her three-year-old son from her burning car just seconds before it was engulfed by flames is urging local drivers to check under the bonnet for nesting birds before setting off.
Fire crews attended to a motor home that caught fire near Kalliness, Weisdale earlier today.
A man from Yorkshire narrowly escaped being sent to jail when he appeared for sentencing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
An aspiring Shetland chef who lost his arm to a rare cancer is close to raising the funds for a bionic replacement.
A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still "hurdles" to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality.
A plane bound for Sumburgh Airport had to return to Aberdeen yesterday morning after suffering multiple bird strikes within a minute of take-off.
A northern isle will suffer a "slow and painful death" if serious discussions are not had about building a tunnel or fixed link to replace the ferry service, a councillor has said.
A crowdfunder launched to help a young family who lost their home in a fire that destroyed an internationally renowned research centre has been wound up after it saw a "phenomenal" £26,000 raised in just a few days.
UK authorities have been warned that any “procrastination” on regulating the space sector could result in the Highlands and islands missing out on an economic windfall.
In the final part of the P&J’s series on the “space race”, Calum Ross finds out if more than one spaceport can be cleared for take-off.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
A Scottish Government minister has said its ambition is to have “at least one” spaceport in Scotland – but he warned that Brexit could create “challenges” for the sector.