The Lerwick coastguard rescue team arrived at Hay's Dock in Lerwick harbour at 4 AM this morning. This was to help the police in the recovery of a bullet shell or a rifle casing spotted on the seabed by a member of the public.
Two dive boats, the 22 metre Valkyrie and the 20 metre Valhalla, a former Loyal class fleet tender, are back in Lerwick harbour from Scappa Flow to provide diving opportunities in the seas around Lerwick.
Shetland’s schools will start to reopen on Tuesday with five smaller schools opening to all pupils and the other schools phasing in pupils in stages.
There is more bad news for operator Hurricane Energy in the Lancaster early production system field 65 nautical miles west of Sandness.
White fish box landings: So far today 9 boats, 8 local, have been landing about 1700 boxes. The landings so far this week are about 5700 boxes.
25 people from over most of Shetland have signed a letter to the Shetland Islands Council complaining that disenfranchisement appears to be occurring on a regular basis within the council.
Graeme Howell has said that the Shetland Arts Development Agency is extremely grateful to receive just under 248 thousand pounds from the Scottish government’s Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.