• Julie Thomson, who runs the community library in Unst, has been awarded the title Public Library Champion 2017.

  • NHS Shetland, along with NHS Orkney and NHS Western Isles, had the best figures for how long children and young people waited for mental health services provided by the NHS in Scotland during the three-month period from April to June.

  • There has been a comment from Alistair Carmichael on proposals that peerages given to new members of the House of Lords could be limited to 15 years.

  • Highlands and Islands member of the Scottish parliament, Jamie Halcro Johnston has written to the chief executive of VisitScotland, challenging the provision of tourist information in Shetland and Orkney.

  • A report has been submitted to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service on the oil spill from the Clair platform, north-west of Eshaness, a year ago.

  • White fish landings today were below average with 5 boats, 4 local, landing about 550 boxes.

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