Maintaining Memorials in a Safe Condition
Families are reminded that they need to contact a stonemason who has been approved by the Council to complete repairs on memorials which have a safety notice, or have been braced with wooden supports.
Patcher back for road repairs
Single track roads in Shetland will be targeted for road repairs using a specialist vehicle in the coming month.
Council seeks “Climate Conversation” with community
Shetland Islands Council is inviting responses to an online survey on tackling climate change.
Protecting Children in Shetland
The safety of Shetland’s children and young people is the top priority of the Shetland Public Protection Committee, which works to promote their safety and wellbeing with all relevant agencies.
Operational note: Skerries linkspan successfully replaced this week
The linkspan at Skerries Ferry Terminal has been replaced this week by local contractors Malakoff Limited, working for Shetland Islands Council.
Shetland schools achieve ‘Food for Life’ Award
Shetland Islands Council has been recognised for the quality of its school meals with a Bronze ‘Food for Life’ Award.
Toft Pier construction completed
The construction of the £3.5M pier at Toft has been completed, providing an important new facility for aquaculture and commercial fishing industries in the North Mainland.
Norwegian Constitution Day
The Norwegian flag is flying over Lerwick Town Hall today to mark Constitution Day in Norway – 17th May.
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.