Skerries ferry service reopens to vehicles
Shetland Islands Council is pleased to announce that the Skerries linkspan will re-open to vehicles on Friday 23rd October.
Coronavirus Business Hardship Fund – Important information for local businesses
The Scottish Government has announced the opening of the Coronavirus Business Hardship Fund, to support businesses and employers through potential disruption and restricted trading.
Operational note – Refuse collection - paper and card, Yell and Unst
Please note that due to vehicle breakdowns, the paper and card collections scheduled for Unst and Yell 19th - 21st October has now moved to Saturday 24th
Shetland needs foster carers
Shetland Islands Council has renewed its appeal for more foster carers to provide homes for vulnerable children and young people.
Statement - Council Leader on Serco Northlink group booking restrictions
Steven Coutts, Leader, Shetland Islands Council: “I am extremely disappointed to hear, through the media, of the planned restrictions on group travel on Serco Northlink
Shetland Library’s Young Writer competition moves online
This year’s Young Writer competition attracted almost 250 entries, with the winners announced in schools last week.
Supertanker at Sullom Voe
A supertanker currently berthed at Sullom Voe is one of largest vessels seen in the harbour for several years.
Public Bus Services – Social distance capacity information
A new search facility has been launched on the ZetTrans website today, enabling those planning their journeys to check the previous occupancy of public bus services.
New SIC webpage on wind farm and interconnector projects
Shetland Islands Council’s Planning Service has updated its webpages, bringing together information highlighting the different roles of the local authority and developers and signposting contact details for the different organisations and companies involved.
Local Education Service reaction to statement on national qualifications
Shetland Islands Council has noted the Scottish Government’s announcement today regarding changes to the assessment method for National 5 qualifications.