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.
Shetland Amenity Trust's multimillion pound conversion of Sumburgh Head's lighthouse received the royal seal of approval yesterday afternoon when Princess Anne carried out the official opening of the new visitor centre.
UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice insists the interests of Scotland's fishing industry are best served by Westminster fighting its corner within the European Union.
Expenses claimed by councillors serving Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles and Argyll and Bute have been published.
More than £200,000 has already been raised for Cancer Research UK following another successful Relay for Life event held overnight in Shetland at the weekend.
Patient on patient attacks in hospitals and clinics across the north have soared by more than 40% in the space of a year, new figures have revealed.
Police in Shetland are following "a positive line of inquiry" after the Sound Primary School, in Lerwick, was targeted by thieves overnight between Friday and Saturday.
A man has admitted neglecting two Shetland ponies.
A Lerwick man has admitted growing cannabis at his home and stealing thousands of pounds worth of electricity.
A police constable is facing an uncertain employment future after admitting a charge of behaving in a threatening manner at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
A man who assaulted four women and a man over a 17 year period has been jailed for six years.
Shetland Islands Council (SIC) looks set to balance its books and meet its ambitious savings targets at least one year ahead of schedule.