service disruption due to weather
Details of any weather related disruption to Council services across Shetland will be listed here.
We will also issue alerts on Twitter. Follow @ShetIslandsCll
The Met Office will issue weather warnings ahead of any severe weather events.
Latest information from the Met Office can be found at:
Public Transport Information
Latest news of any disruption to public or school bus services will be available on the Voicebanks below:
- Bus services voicebank - 01595 745744
- School Transport voicebank - 01595 745743
Inter-island Ferries Information
Check the Service Status and Voicebanks below for the latest information on any ferry disruption.
- Northlink have details of latest ferry sailings on their webpage at: Northlink Ferries Operational News
- Loganair have their latest travel advice on their webpage at: Loganair Press Office
School Closure Information
Contact details for schools in Shetland can be found on our School contact info page.
Roads Weather Stations (available winter only)
If you require a road condition report during adverse weather conditions, contact:
Roads - tel: 01595 744866
(Office hours, extended during bad snow conditions)
(you can also contact the Police on 101 or 999 in an emergency)
Library Van Information
Please phone the Library on 01595 743868 for information
The Library website will be updated as soon as possible if there are changes
Games Hall Information
Any disruption will be posted on our Leisure Facilities page
Where else to look / listen
BBC Radio Shetland (92.7 FM) will be on air with the lunchtime bulletins at 12.30pm and in the evening bulletin at 5.30pm. In the morning, any school closures in Shetland may be broadcast on BBC Radio Orkney (also 92.7 FM) from 7.30-8.00am.
Updates will also be provided on the BBC Radio Shetland Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/bbcradioshetland/
SIBC (96.2 FM) carries regular messages on morning decisions of school closures over the breakfast period. Messages of closures during the day are normally included in all news bulletins.