• There has been a welcome in local crofting circles of the statement on Friday by the National Farmers Union Scotland that it has set up a plan to support the sale of Shetland light lamb, with prices falling to 5 pounds a lamb.

  • Loganair is continuing with its programme of the refurbishment of its fleet of Saab 340 aircraft, the smaller of the two Saab aircraft types used by the airline.

  • The official figures have yet to be calculated but it looks as if Shetland has had its most sunny summer and early autumn for many years.

  • The search has been on for a set of keys thought to have been picked up in mistake by another customer in a shop in Lerwick.

  • Specialist contractors have been setting up scaffolding at the Town Hall in Lerwick to allow access to the external stonework and stained glass windows for restoration work to get underway.

  • After ten different kinds of warblers being spotted by bird watchers in Shetland last month, this month it is the turn of the wheatear, with three different kinds seen in Dunrossness.

SIBC live

SIBC app

Available free

Available on the App Store. Available on Google Play.

SIBC on the radio


SIBC on Radioplayer

Opens in a new window

Available on the Radioplayer app and on the web