Five oil workers have been disciplined by construction giant Petrofac for recent anti-social behaviour in Shetland, where they are building Total’s £800 million gas plant.
The campaign for a new building to replace a care centre for adults with special needs in Shetland moved a step closer to reality yesterday.
A helicopter was scrambled yesterday after a tourist walking on a Shetland nature reserve - twisted her ankle.
A church in Shetland has been awarded money from a £260,000 Lottery fund for vital repair works.
For a group of islands whose inhabitants frequently grumble - with some justification - that they barely get a summer at all, Shetland boasts a pretty good track record when it comes to attracting fine weather for set-piece events.
The Queen's Baton Relay heads for Shetland tomorrow and local residents will have the chance to join in the celebrations at locations across the area.
A Shetland man escaped jail yesterday when he appeared in court on serious animal neglect charges.
A Shetland teenager has been locked up for a second time this year after admitting causing "annoyance, inconvenience and needless anxiety" by making numerous nuisance 999 calls.
An elderly drug dealer was jailed for almost three years when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Two Brownies from Shetland had a once-in-a-lifetime day out at a tea party on the lawns of Buckingham Palace yesterday.
A Shetland woman has been told she faces losing her dog after it went dangerously out of control and tried to bite two young children.
A group of volunteers from Shetland have just arrived home from Malawi where they spent a month helping in pre-school orphanages, care groups and a community hospital.
Campaigners in Shetland have welcomed a council decision to push ahead with a £5.6 million purpose-built new centre for adults with learning difficulties.
A senior Shetland Islands Council official has been brought in to kick start a review of tertiary education in the isles that has ground to a halt.
Income from the oil and gas industry will help Shetland Islands Council to offset an expected £6million-plus drop in Scottish Government funding over the next five years.
Two men who have been accused in open court of acting alongside a priest to sexually abuse a schoolgirl more than 50 years ago have denied any knowledge of the allegations.
A priest accused of carrying out a campaign of sexual abuse against two children almost 50 years ago has been acquitted of one of the charges he faced.
The UK Government is planning to offer higher pay rates to attract life-saving coastguard watch-keepers in Aberdeen and Shetland after admitting to local staff shortages.
A priest accused of carrying out a campaign of sexual abuse against two children more than 50 years ago made a series of drunken phone calls apologising to one of his alleged victims, a court heard yesterday.
A priest has gone on trial accused of committing a string of sexual offences against children more than 50 years ago.
A man has been killed on Shetland after being struck by a car as he walked home from a night out.
A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor car on at Hamnavoe, Shetland.
Lobbying to ensure Shetland emerges with a better deal when the lifeline ferry contract is renewed in 2018 is to be kick-started this summer.
Police in Shetland have issued an urgent warning to drivers to avoid overfilling their vehicles with diesel, after several reports of fuel being spilt over island roads.
Two fast food outlets in Lerwick have had applications to extend weekend opening hours from 3am until 4am rejected.
A Shetland teenager admitted making nuisance 999 calls to the police when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Lerwick harbour is set to cast off for a summer of sailing with a series of local and international events attracting several hundred crew, beginning today with the arrival of entrants in the Round Britain and Ireland Yacht Race.
Shetland Islands Council has agreed another change of course on its plans to cut back secondary education in rural areas following a huge groundswell of opposition from the affected communities.
The recent deaths of two people on Shetland are being linked to a lethal mixture of drink, drugs and legal highs, police said yesterday.