Plans have been submitted for a new 12-cage salmon farm off Fetlar.
A housing development near Upper Scalloway featuring over 30 new homes has been given the green light from planners - despite strong concerns from residents and staff from a range of organisations including the local school and health centre.
A sheriff is to hold a probe into the death of a diver whose skipper was later prosecuted for breaching health and safety laws.
The museum store at Staney Hill has provided space since 1998 for thousands of artefacts and items that are not on display in Shetland.
Litter bins are to be removed from the hugely popular Lews Castle Grounds in Stornoway - in a bid to encourage people to take their rubbish home with them.
Move over, Wimbledon, there is a new court in town.
Caithness community representatives are keen to establish who owns the clifftop walk along the Thurso beachfront.
A former Beauly man who was waiting to be sentenced for threatening under age girls if they did not send him indecent images of themselves went on to commit similar offences involving different girls.
A teenager who had sex with two underage girls in Aberdeen was yesterday sentenced to three years in detention.
A north-east man says his "dream has come true" after a boat he crafted without the use of any blueprints took to the sea for the first time.
A high-risk sex offender already serving a sentence for taking young boys on a road trip will spend another 14 months locked up for possessing graphic videos of very young children.
A “charismatic” amateur theatre choreographer has been jailed for sexually abusing two boys.
A sex attacker who targeted two women in Aberdeen 11 years apart is now behind bars.
A top official at one of Scotland’s biggest agriculture events has been fined £750 and given a two-year non-harassment order after being convicted of stalking his estranged wife.
Workers were evacuated from part of Dounreay after radioactive contamination was detected there, it has emerged.
A paedophile who raped a young girl and sexually abused another child has died in jail.
A Highland League footballer carried out a horrific murder bid on his ex-lover after refusing to accept their break-up.
A 12-year-old girl from Shetland has qualified for the prestigious Horse of the Year show.
A rare albino hedgehog appears to have been spotted in the wild in Shetland.
The death of an island crofter who became trapped in a piece of farming machinery is to be probed by a sheriff.