Council tax bills will rise by more than £7million in the north as a result of a Scottish Government-imposed increase.
Shetland Islands Council
A new event focusing on enterprise in the Shetland islands gets under way next week.
Shetland Islands Council will have to draw an additional £2.8million from its reserves in the next financial year to offset the cut in its core funding from the Scottish Government.
A warning has been made about a spate of scam emails being sent to Shetland residents claiming to be from the Royal Mail.
Shetland Islands Council has agreed to improve its communications strategy for major road closures following an outcry from a community in the north mainland.
Shetland Islands Council has successfully relocated all its services formerly based at the North Ness headquarters to temporary offices throughout Lerwick.
Road Safety workshops for pupils at Anderson and Brae high schools on Shetland will take place on Friday.
The leader of Shetland Islands Council believes it would be an "absolute disaster" for Scotland to lose its links with the EU following Britain's decision to quit.
The Faroese Government has said it would be interested in taking part in an Islands Summit in Stornoway with the councils for the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland.
Salaries and expenses for Shetland Islands Council members cost the taxpayer just shy of half a million pounds in the last financial year, according to figures published by the local authority.
Shetland Islands Council has made a small profit on the sale of its two largest tugs to an Italian port.
It is that time of year again, and Shetland Islands Council is calling on its residents to help it stop gulls nesting on rooftops - at a price.
The leader of Shetland Islands Council has hailed progress on Lerwick’s new £42million academy – and predicted sceptical parents in remote communities would soon want to send their kids to the school.
A cost-cutting move by offshore giant BP has blown a multimillion-pound hole in a local authority's budget.
A Shetland councillor has called for speed cameras to be introduced at the islands' accident blackspots.
Shetland Islands Council is currently experiencing telephone problems across a number of sites.
Shetland residents are being asked for their views on travel links between the islands.
The first annual “islands summit” was held between local authorities and the UK Government in Shetland yesterday.
Shetland Islands Council and trade union Unite appear to have negotiated a breakthrough in the saga over pay grading for ferry mates on the inter island ferries.
Aberdeen and Shetland Islands councils have struck a deal to share a key member of their senior management teams.
Shetland Islands Council is appealing for information after a pile of sheep carcasses were found dumped on the shore at Mavis Grind, in the islands' north mainland.
Shetland Islands Council has approved its first balanced budget since 1997 - described as a "milestone" by the council leader.
Shetland's first rural care centre, which served as a blueprint for looking after the elderly outside Lerwick, celebrates its 30th anniversary at the end of the month.
Shetland councillors have rejected plans to shut two small primary schools in Northmavine.
Two Shetland politicians have welcomed the islands council's decision not to close two primary schools.
A breach of data protection has resulted in Shetland Islands Council announcing that it will no longer publish individual responses to school closure proposals from members of the public.
An emotional music video appeal has been launched by parents concerned about possible closures of rural Shetland schools.
Shetland Islands Council is being asked to back an attempt to kickstart a hydrogen economy in the isles, putting it at the forefront of the world's green energy movement.
The leader of Shetland Islands Council has pledged to "press home" the case for more powers from both Westminster and Holyrood following the outcome of the independence referendum.
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.
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.
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.