There was a 20% increase in the number of road traffic offences detected in Shetland in 2018/19 compared to the previous year after the police upped resources in response to “ongoing concerns” over driving.
Residents in a Shetland settlement are up in arms after it emerged that an international salmon farming service company is planning to build a large net cleaning plant on crofting land next to the Toft ferry terminal.
Harbour on lockdown as suspicious package forces evacuation of area near Shetland’s Sullom Voe Terminal
An island harbour was left in lockdown yesterday after a suspicious package was reported, forcing evacuations and delays to ships waiting to berth.
Police have confirmed that a potentially suspicious package discovered on Shetland today is not as feared as first thought after staff were evacuated from buildings near to the Sella Ness area.
Jamie Crawford has enjoyed the high life more than most Scots.
A person was rescued from a house fire on Shetland in the early hours of this morning.
Preparations for this year’s Shetland Boat Week are well under way with event organisers announcing the four main sponsors for the fourth instalment of the event.
French energy giant Total has been issued with a safety notice after it “failed” to adequately assess the safety risks around changing offshore rotas.
After weeks of delays, the Transocean Leader rig is now heading to the Greater Warwick Area (GWA) west of Shetland for Spirit Energy.
A woman from Shetland whose husband died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem aged just 29 has launched a campaign to look into holding heart screening events for young people in the isles.
Councils across the north and north-east have spent more than £60million drafting in consultants, the Press and Journal can reveal.
The idea of returning from maternity leave to a promotion sounds a bit fanciful.
Community halls in Shetland have been threatened by this month’s rising water bills, according to MSP Tavish Scott.
A woman who managed to escape with her three-year-old son from her burning car just seconds before it was engulfed by flames is urging local drivers to check under the bonnet for nesting birds before setting off.
A move to paddock grazing can boost both grass and livestock performance, according to Shetland farmer Jamie Leslie.
Fire crews attended to a motor home that caught fire near Kalliness, Weisdale earlier today.
The number of nightclubs across the north of Scotland has plummeted over the last five years - except in Aberdeenshire.
North and north-east councils suffered a dramatic fall in Scottish Government cash to fund services over the last five years, Scotland’s public spending watchdog has said.
A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still "hurdles" to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality.
After months of setbacks, Hurricane Energy has successfully hooked up its production vessel to its huge Lancaster field west of Shetland.
A northern isle will suffer a "slow and painful death" if serious discussions are not had about building a tunnel or fixed link to replace the ferry service, a councillor has said.
A crowdfunder launched to help a young family who lost their home in a fire that destroyed an internationally renowned research centre has been wound up after it saw a "phenomenal" £26,000 raised in just a few days.
Workers at Shetland Gas Plant yesterday held the first of five planned 24-hour strikes in a dispute over proposed changes to the shift rota system.
More than £22,200 has been raised to help a family who lost their home and possessions in a fire which destroyed a renowned island bird observatory.
Nearly £20,000 has been raised for the family who runs the Fair Isle Bird Observatory after their home and possessions were destroyed in the fire that left the renowned research facility in ruins.
Shetland firm Laurence Odie Knitwear has become employee-owned as its founder looks towards retirement.
North sisters share their story in support of week-long drive to raise awareness of living donations
As sisters they have always been close.
Offshore union Unite has confirmed its members at the Shetland Gas Plant will carry out the first of a series of 24-hour strikes tomorrow.
A long-distance charity cyclist is to visit the Samaritans branch in Thurso as part of his 1,600-mile journey to Shetland.
A fire crew was taken by helicopter to a remote island after a blaze broke out at a renowned bird observatory.
Two fire crews are currently attending a building fire at a Bird Observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
Police have named the man who died in a house fire in Shetland almost two weeks ago as 48-year-old Ross Grant from Lerwick.