Bridges students learn Bridgehead skills
Four young people involved with the Bridges Project last week took part in a new ‘Bridgehead’ firefighting course to develop their self-confidence and team work skills.
St Ringans Hub opens for Cost of Living support
A new hub has opened next to the former St Ringans Church on Lower Hillhead in Lerwick, offering support for cost of living pressures being faced by households across Shetland.
New tech for chewing gum removal
Shetland Islands Council now has new technology to remove discarded chewing gum, with specialist equipment bought using a grant from the Chewing Gum Task Force.
Essy kert collection changes
From next week, collection days will change for household waste and recycling in parts of the South Mainland and Tingwall.
South Mainland bus timetable changes
From next Monday (7th November), three public bus services from the South Mainland will depart a few minutes earlier.
‘Nort Natters’ events and conversations get underway
A range of activities and conversations aimed at better understanding the needs of communities in the north mainland will be taking place over the next few weeks.
Continuing problems affecting connectivity in Shetland, including some telecare/community alarm lines
As repair work continues on the Shefa cable east of Shetland, the Council is aware that customers in the wider community are still being affected by outages.
Shetland West By-Election - Voters reminded to register to vote
Shetland West residents are being reminded to register to vote ahead of the SIC Shetland West Ward By-election that will take place on Thursday 17 November 2022.
‘Nort Natters’ aims to hear from folk who live, work and study in the North Mainland
Residents, businesses and those who work on the North Mainland will soon be asked for their help to shape the area’s future.
Community Council nominations deadline extended
The nomination period has been reopened for any remaining vacancies to community councils, after yesterday’s disruption to electronic communications and postal strike.