Parents asked to check their eligibility for free school meals, clothing grants and pandemic payments
With additional funding now available from the Scottish Government, parents are being encouraged to check whether they may be newly eligible for free school meals or a clothing grant.
Applications now invited for Islands Athlete Travel Award Scheme
A bespoke, more flexible selection process is in place for this year’s Islands Athlete Travel Award Scheme, with continued uncertainty over the sporting calendar for the remainder of 2021 and 2022
Operational note – Energy Recovery Plant upgrade
The Energy Recovery Plant at Gremista, Lerwick, is having major upgrades installed which will increase the plant efficiency, heat output and operational lifetime.
Nordic Ambassadors hosted at Town Hall
Convener Malcolm Bell will host the Ambassadors of Norway and Sweden to the UK at a civic dinner at Lerwick Town Hall this evening.
Shetland Islands Council and NHS Shetland appoint new Director of Community Health and Social Care
Shetland Islands Council and NHS Shetland are pleased to announce that Brian Chittick has been appointed as Director of Community Health and Social Care.
Blue-green algae season - public asked to be cautious
Blue-green algae can be present in lochs and other water bodies in Shetland, especially in warmer weather, and people are asked to exercise caution where blooms can be seen.
S6 Pupils achieve Young Enterprise Scotland award
Twenty nine S6 pupils at Anderson and Brae High Schools have had confirmation last week that they have received their Young Enterprise Company Programme SCQF Level 6 Award.
ORION project welcomes new faces, organisations, and opportunities
The Orion Clean Energy Project has made significant progress in the past few months, and is now assessing future energy needs, infrastructure requirements and business opportunities.
Survey results show a real desire for change
The Council’s recent Climate Change Survey has shown that the vast majority of respondents recognise the need for Shetland to do its part to tackle climate change.
Sullom Voe Harbour Area Masterplan consultation now open
Shetland Islands Council’s Coastal and Marine Planning Service is seeking views on the draft Sullom Voe Harbour Area Masterplan and accompanying Strategic Environmental Assessment.