A Shetland man has been imprisoned for 40 months after admitting a 20-year period of abuse involving a woman and two girls on the island.
Scottish ministers rule Shetland Council failed to give Sella Ness applicant ‘complete, precise and relevant reasons for refusal’
Shetland’s Sella Ness accommodation facility is set to stay open until 2026 after Scottish Ministers ruled Shetland Islands Council’s decision to refuse further planning permission was “unreasonable”.
Fragile island communities could face lasting harm as a result of Highlands and Islands Airport Limited (Hial) decision to centralise air traffic control services at Inverness Airport.
The Shetland Folk Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style this spring.
He is the Shetland lad who left school at 13 without any formal qualifications.
A historic boat built in Shetland in 1945 which had been left to rot is set to be saved - with the brains behind the project appealing for a shed to house her in during restoration.
Shetland’s tourism industry has reiterated its opposition to the introduction of a local tourism tax.
The fire service was tackling a blaze on the south side of Shetland.
The fire service is currently attending an incident in Shetland.
He was the man who created one of the world's most famous literary creations.
As Christmas shoppers bustled in Lerwick town centre yesterday the best window in Shetland's main town was announced.
Three arrested as police seize cocaine and cannabis bound for Orkney and Shetland at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Three people have been arrested and charged after drugs worth an estimated £4,600 were recovered at Aberdeen Ferry Terminal.
A giant Shetland wind project has renewed its commitment to push on with construction, as a fresh proposal to connect the island to the mainland was approved by officials yesterday.
Two men have been imprisoned after admitting threatening and abusive behaviour towards an off-duty police officer in Lerwick.
Scottish place names seem to be popular inspiration for parents in the Highlands.
A missing Shetland teenager has been traced after police appealed to the public for help. Lois Sinclair, 14, was last seen around 6.30pm on Saturday, leaving her home address in Montfield, Lerwick. The force has now confirmed she has been found safe and well and thanked everyone who shared the appeal.
Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected to represent Orkney for the sixth time since 2001.
A Shetland teacher has released an album with some well-known guests to help raise money and awareness for a chronic condition.
Loganair is set to offer cheaper travel for children in an attempt to fill up larger replacement planes the airline is set to introduce in the new year.
The Liberal Democrats have held onto the Orkney and Shetland seat. Here are the results in full: Alistair Carmichael (Liberal Democrat) – 10,381 Robert Leslie (SNP) – 7,874 Jennifer Fairbairn (Conservative) – 2,287 Coilla Drake (Labour) – 1,550 Robert Smith (The Brexit Party) – 900 David Barnard (Independent) – 168
Sumburgh Airport in Shetland has been forced shut this evening because of severe weather.
VIDEO: Is a photo worth it? Footage shows potential dangers of taking photographs at seafront in bad weather
The RNLI team in Lerwick has issued a reminder to people of the dangers of taking photographs too close to the seafront.
Western Isles Council seeks ‘level playing field’ through proposal of reduced rates to transport goods to islands
Western Isles Council has hit out at high costs of transporting goods to the islands demanding a discount scheme be introduced to create a “level playing field”.
Peat and Diesel, Jenna Reid, Breabach and Sheena Blackhall among the big winners at Folk Oscars in Aberdeen
One of the biggest nights in the Scottish traditional music scene was held in Aberdeen at the weekend, celebrating the very best talent from around the country.
The Shetland Islands and surrounding seafloor were covered by a massive ice sheet around 21,000 years ago, it has emerged.
Talks are under way on plans for a pilot project to allow Shetland people to virtually ‘visit’ loved ones in prison on the Scottish mainland through video calls.
A preliminary hearing for a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into a helicopter crash that claimed four lives will be held next month.
The Northern Isles have been a Liberal stronghold for many decades.
A Shetland shopper says it is “ridiculous” that she was asked to pay nearly £25 for a £14 jar of coconut oil to be delivered.
State-owned ferry operator Calmac is suing the Scottish Government after it failed to win the contract for the Northern Isles service.
The company behind plans for a new hotel on the site of the former health board headquarters in Lerwick is looking for a new hotel operator to partner with after Premier Inn decided to pull out of the project.
Councillors have backed plans for Shetland Islands Council (SIC) to support a bid to host the Tall Ships Races in 2023.