• The wind was gale force during the night, but that did not affect the sailings of the NorthLink ferries, either way. However the Scottish Environment Protection Agency issued a flood alert for Shetland.

  • The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation has welcomed assurances from the UK government that the industry will not be deployed as a “bargaining chip” in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations.

  • Former Lerwick fire and rescue service watch manager, Jim Moar, who was one of Scotland’s longest serving firefighters when he hung up his uniform at the Lerwick fire station for the final time at the end of November, has been honoured by Scotland’s chief fire officer.

  • The coastguard helicopter based at Sumburgh, Rescue 900, was tasked by the ambulance service yesterday afternoon.

  • An American with an interest in Nynorn has been contacting people in Shetland.

  • White fish landings today were above average with 10 boats, 9 local, landing about 2250 boxes.

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