Guidance for Community Councils
Shetland Islands Council Community Council Scheme
The Community Council scheme for Shetland is available as a PDF below:
Shetland Islands Council Community Council Scheme 1997 (PDF 52KB)
2021 By-election Timetable
|Notice of By-Election||Friday 13 August 2021|
|Closing Date for Nominations||Thursday 9 September 2021|
Notice of Poll/
|Friday 10 September 2021|
|Issue of Postal Ballot Papers||From Friday 24 September 2021|
|Closing date for return of ballot papers*||Thursday 21 October 2021*|
|Verification and Count of ballot papers||Friday 22 October 2021|
|*election day – uncontested nominees will be declared elected from 11 a.m. on 21 October 2021|
- National Website for Community Councils
A national website for Scottish Community Councils intended for use by anyone interested in community councils, as well as new and experienced community councillors.
- National guidance for community engagement
Good-practice principles which support and inform the process of community engagement, and improve what happens as a result.
- Short video about Leith Links Community Council
A short video documenting how Leith Links Community Council went about recruiting more Community Councillors.