Thursday Dec 5
UK debt will peak a year earlier than forecast
Official forecasts show debt in relation to wealth is set to reach its height in 2015/16, not a year later as previously forecast.
Thursday Dec 5
Shetland getting A 10m for debts
The UK Treasury is to hand over A 10m towards paying off Shetland Islands Council's historic housing debt of A 40m.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
All About Jazz
Rachael Cohen: Halftime
The Shetland Islands, way up north off the coast of Scotland, have a long and noble history of producing fine folk and roots musicians.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
Impress guests with succulent salmon
If you want a centerpiece dish that commands your dinner guests’ attention, try a whole roasted fillet of salmon.
Householders cutting food budget to keep warm, CAB survey reveals
Some folk are making do without essentials such as new clothes or shoes just to make sure they can afford to pay their heating bills, a survey has revealed.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Moonwalking Socks makes a Christmas fashion statement
Britain's famous moonwalking Shetland stallion may be named Socks, but it seems that knitted Christmas jumpers are his thing.
Shetland Islands Council
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Wed Nov 27, 2013
Alpaca farmer still missing despite extensive search
Searches continued throughout yesterday for North Roe resident Colin Arnot, who was reported missing with his car at 7pm on Monday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Warning over computer encryption scam
Businesses need to be aware of the latest scam which infects computers with a virus, is the warning from Shetland Islands Council's Trading Standards service.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Shetland Islands Council
Our list of jobs is updated daily online. For information on these jobs and more or to sign up for Job Alert e-mails go to shetland.myjobscotland.gov.uk If you don't have access to the internet or have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Shetland school closure go-ahead
Scottish Ministers will not call in Shetland Islands Council's decision last month to close Olnafirth Primary School at Voe on the Shetland mainland.
Gritter breakdowns hinder council's efforts to make roads safer
Three gritters broke down this morning causing a delay in Shetland Islands Council's efforts to combat the worst effects of the first ice and snow of the winter.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
'Help at hand to tackle money worries'
The newly-appointed project manager at Shetland Credit Union says now is the right time to promote its work as more people face increasing financial worries.
Scotland welcomes Kraken oil investment
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said a $6.4 billion investment in the Kraken oil field in the North Sea shows there's life in the region's energy sector.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Row over credit for North Sea oil billions bonanza
A POLITICAL row has broken out after Edinburgh and London both attempted to claim credit for a new 4 billion investment in a North Sea oil field.
Shetland Arts and DITT settle over Mareel
The dispute between Shetland Arts and construction firm DITT has reached an end thanks to an out of court settlement.
School wrangle rumbles on despite council agreement
A fresh row has erupted over Wednesday's decision on the future of schooling throughout Shetland, with a warning that the failure to follow a consultant's recommendations could damage education and services run by other departments.
Leaders win Scottish Local Politician of the Year Award
Angus Campbell, Gary Robinson and Steven Heddle, leaders of Comhairle nan Eilian Siar and the Councils in Shetland and Orkney, were announced as winners of the award at The Herald's Scottish Politician of the Year Awards 2013.
This Is London
Market round-up: City in two minds over EnQuest oil funding
Punters were unsure how to react to news of the huge A 4 billion North Sea oilfield development by EnQuest today as concerns about costs emerged.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
EnQuest plans to invest 4 bln stg in North Sea Kraken field - report
British independent oil producer EnQuest Plc is expected to announce on Friday it will invest 4 billion pounds to extend development of the Kraken field in the North Sea, the Daily Telegraph reported.