Operational Note: Belmont ferry terminal works this weekend
Passengers travelling to and from Unst, Yell and Fetlar this weekend are reminded that major works will take place to replace the linkspan at Belmont ferry terminal in Unst from Friday evening.
Quality of Council’s catering recognised with national award
Shetland Islands Council’s Catering Team won an award in Glasgow last week at the national Assist FM conference, celebrating the public-sector facilities management industry in Scotland.
National Numeracy Day – 17 May 2023
Shetland Islands Council’s Adult Learning Team will be hosting a series of events this week, ahead of National Numeracy Day tomorrow, Wednesday 17th May.
Foster carers needed for Shetland’s bairns
Today marks the start of the national Foster Care Fortnight, the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, organised by the Fostering Network.
Council seeks views on future energy and transport
Shetland Islands Council is inviting responses to an online survey about energy and transport hubs, the results of which will help to shape future connectivity of energy and transport across the isles
Surface dressing programme to begin soon
Shetland Islands Council will soon begin the summer programme of surface dressing on roads throughout Shetland.
School Inspection: Sandwick Junior High School
Inspectors from Education Scotland have this week visited Sandwick Junior High School and expressed confidence that the school has capacity to improve.
Patcher back to repair Shetland’s roads
Drivers are asked to expect some short delays on single track roads over the next month, while repairs are being carried out by a specialist vehicle.
Lerwick Town Hall to fly Union Flag for King’s Coronation
Lerwick Town Hall will fly the Union Flag for the Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May 2023.
Free call blockers available for scam and nuisance calls
A new release of national funding has enabled Shetland Islands Council’s Trading Standards to obtain free call blockers for people impacted by scam and nuisance calls on their landline phone.