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  • Grieg Seafood has published it second quarter results, that’s the period from April to June. The chief executive officer Andreas Kvame said that while the biological condition at salmon farms was improving, the company still had some challenges with gill disease and algae in Shetland.

  • A couple driving a Porsche-911 starts on a RNLI fundraising tour from the Lerwick lifeboat station on Friday. James and Belinda Richardson, both retired, aim to drive around Scotland visiting all 77 RNLI lifeboat stations, past and present.

  • Promote Shetland is compiling stories, photographs and videos from Shetland residents on their work commutes and school runs.

  • The police, two appliances of the Lerwick fire and rescue service, the ambulance service and staff of Scottish Water attended the Esplanade of Lerwick yesterday afternoon into evening following a report of the smell of gas.

  • The Aith lifeboat was launched on service to go to a motor-sailing yacht which had broken down one nautical mile west of Papa Little.

  • NHS Shetland has advised school leavers and students to make sure that they are up to date with their vaccinations.

  • It has emerged that, in addition to Mackenzie’s Farm Shop and Cafe in Cunningsburgh receiving a one-star award for its beetroot chutney in the Great Taste Awards earlier this month, the Shetlan-deli was awarded a two-star award.

  • There was another citizenship ceremony in the Town Hall today. The participants are from Australia, Sri Lanka and Belarus.

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