Tall Ships Races to return to Lerwick in 2023
Lerwick has been selected for the third time to be a host port for the spectacular Tall Ships Races.
Operational Note - Housing repairs backlog
With a backlog of repairs due to Covid, the Council’s Housing Service will pause routine repair work until the end of June 2021, to prioritise emergency and urgent housing repairs for tenants.
Flag of Europe to fly at Lerwick Town Hall
The flag of Europe will fly above Lerwick Town Hall on Sunday 9th May, to mark Europe Day.
Operational note - Vaccination shuttle bus arrangements
With the continuation of vaccination appointments this week, the shuttle bus timetable has been confirmed.
Covid-safe precautions taken at local polling stations
Ahead of Polling Day on Thursday, Shetland Islands Council has taken steps to make local polling stations as safe as possible for voters.
First phase of demolition as Knab Redevelopment gets underway
Local contractor Tulloch Developments will be getting underway shortly on the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick.
Burravoe Primary School recognised for digital skills
Burravoe Primary School is the first school in Shetland to be recognised for the cyber resilience and internet safety skills of its pupils and staff.
Operational note: Linkspan replaced at Vidlin ferry terminal
The linkspan at Vidlin ferry terminal has been replaced this week by local contractors Malakoff Limited, working for Shetland Islands Council.
Enterprising Brae High School pupils recognised at YES event
Two groups of young people from Brae High School have reached the Young Enterprise Scotland’s (YES) national finals, announced earlier this week.
UK Community Renewal Fund
The UK government is providing £220m funding through the UK Community Renewal Fund to help local areas prepare for the launch of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in 2022.