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  • A travel magazine that had articles promoting Shetland as a destination for families, has had to close it activities, including its website, because of the Covid-19 effect.

  • Help to Save account holders in Shetland have benefitted from an average of 360 pounds for their first bonus payment.

  • A Marine Scotland commissioned report estimates that the economic impact of aquaculture is widely felt beyond the industry, with there no doubt in Shetland that it supports and sustains many rural areas.

  • The search is on in Shetland for, what has been described as, extraordinary local people worthy of a nomination for the first ever Pride of Scotland Awards, although there have already been Pride of Britain Awards for 20 years.

  • Shetland is one of an increasing number of areas of Scotland where cycling activity is being monitored 24 hours a day, with four meters installed, so far all of them in Lerwick. The latest monitored cycling rates from the Shetland meters is for August, compared to August last year.

  • The Shetland Health Board’s endowment committee is to discuss the donation, in principle, of 200 thousand pounds from the Shetland Community Benefit Fund towards the MRI Scanner Appeal.

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