A row erupted yesterday over the decision by Scotland’s largest regional airport operator to impose parking charges at three of its island airports.
Councillors in Shetland are seeking urgent talks over plans to introduce parking charges at Sumburgh Airport.
Shetland’s licensing board has endorsed the personal licence of a Lerwick bar manager who was convicted of committing assault to “severe injury and permanent impairment.”
The arrival of a liner today will launch a cruise ship season expected to break records on five different fronts at Shetland’s main port.
Outgoing Shetland Islands Council leader Cecil Smith says “a lot of good things” have come out of his time as a council member - and maintains that “personal reasons”, rather than political fallouts, were behind his decision to step aside.
Concerns over the impact Brexit may have on staff recruitment and retention in Shetland were raised at the latest meeting of the isles’ health and social care partnership.
One of the occupants of a Mitsubishi Shogun car that left the road near Tingwall in the early hours of Saturday has been airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Jamie Crawford might be nearly 40, but he was transported back to his youth when he soared over the Caledonian countryside in a refulgent Tiger Moth last summer.
Premier Oil would be “more than happy” for the infrastructure on its Solan field to play a part in Hurricane Energy’s plans west of Shetland, its boss said yesterday.
The pilot of a plane carrying 33 passengers was forced to take emergency action after the aircraft nearly stalled mid-air as ice rapidly formed on its wing.
Shetland Islands councillor Cecil Smith has resigned as leader of the local authority.
The Uyeasound kirk in Unst is set to close following a vote by members of the local church group.
Proposals to build a new agricultural museum in Shetland are back on the agenda after volunteers behind the project applied for planning permission in a bid to help them secure much-needed funding.
Searches for a hill walker missing in the Highlands continued yesterday as the north braced itself for an onslaught of heavy snow.
Emergency services were on standby at Aberdeen International Airport after a flight set for Shetland was forced to U-turn.
Ambulance services in Shetland are likely to be dispatched from Lerwick Fire Station as of later this year.
A few pockets of the Shetland mainland are to benefit from much improved broadband speeds in the coming months – but the North Isles face a longer wait before moving into the modern digital era.
A woman has died almost a month after she was injured by a forklift truck in Shetland.
A woman has died following an incident with a forklift in a Scalloway harbour in Shetland.
Police Scotland are making a fresh appeal for information into a fatal road traffic collision in Shetland last month.
Millions of viewers across the world will tune in tonight to watch the second episode of TV crime drama Shetland, which sees the return of DI Jimmy Perez, played by Douglas Henshall.
North Sea newcomer Decipher Energy has applied for permission to tie the Orlando field back to the Ninian Central platform.
A community project in the Highlands has been awarded over £200,000 to preserve the only patch of deciduous woodland left in the area.
The opening hours for secondary schools across Shetland are to change following a decision by Shetland Isles Council yesterday.
NHS Shetland is continuing to struggle to fill a slew of GP and other vacancies as it strives to bring its £1.7 million bill for temporary staff down amid unprecedented financial pressure on its resources.
The overtaking lane on the A970, north of Lerwick, will be closed for the remainder of the winter season as a precaution, due to loose stone chips.
Twins who teamed together to assault a man in Lerwick have been ordered to undertake unpaid work.
Pressure is mounting on the junior Up Helly Aa committee in Shetland to let girls take part in next year’s event.
A Shetland business specialising in contemporary knitwear, homeware and accessories is preparing to expand into new international markets.
Parents at two primary schools on the west side of Shetland have been asked to temporarily provide packed lunches for their children due to a canteen vacancy.
PICTURES: The morning after the night before as weary Shetland revellers make their way home after Up Helly Aa
Thousands of islanders have been partying all day and night to mark this year’s Up Helly Aa. The fiery spectacular is a 24-hour party but after festivities kicked off at 8.30am yesterday, tired revellers have been making their home for a well-earned rest. Check out the scenes from Lerwick today in our picture gallery below.