• The depute electoral registration officer for Orkney and Shetland, Ian Leslie, has explained why Shetland’s householders are being asked to complete their annual electoral registration household enquiry form, which has been delivered in the past few days.

  • Police Scotland has finally made a proper comment on the drugs raids and drugs arrests in Shetland this past week, stating that “activity had been carried out with recoveries in Shetland”.

  • The coastguard in Shetland coordinated a search for a missing person at Duncansby Head in Caithness.

  • The summer herring fishing is continuing off Shetland, with some landings at Pelagia Shetland.

  • There is a swim for charity today, with five swimmers swimming from Hamavoe to Scalloway, a distance of nearly 3 miles.

  • The Anderson High School, now in its last-ever term in the old buildings at Bellview before moving to the new school in October, is enforcing digital down-time for mobile devices, mobile phones and tablets.

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