Operational note – Bressay Ferry service
Changes will be made to the timetable for the Bressay Ferry service, following positive Covid cases among the ferry crew.
Operational Note: Speed limits introduced on A970 and A971
Temporary reduced speed limits are to come into effect on Friday 10th December on the A970 to the south of Lerwick and on the A971 at Tresta.
School transport, Thursday 02 December 2021
With icy road conditions this morning, there's some weather related bus-disruption that will affect school pupil transport.
Winter road conditions
With near freezing temperatures and frequent snow showers across the isles, Shetland Islands Council is advising drivers to take care on the roads tonight.
New Library official opening
The new public library at Lower Hillhead in Lerwick will be formally opened on Saturday 11th December by author Ann Cleeves.
Operational Note – Weather Disruption, Storm Arwen
With high winds across Shetland, associated with Storm Arwen, there has been some impact on Council services today.
Avian flu – reminder for keepers of poultry and captive birds
Following a number of confirmed cases of avian influenza across the UK recently, new housing measures are being brought in to protect poultry and captive birds.
Tenth Marsali mystery to launch at Shetland Library
Local author Marsali Taylor will hit a milestone next week when she launches the 10th book in her Cass Lynch series of Shetland crime books.
Support for businesses – Shetland Islands COVID-19 Discretionary Fund
The second phase of the Shetland Islands COVID-19 Discretionary Fund is open to applications till 13th December.
New MSYPs for Shetland
Two new Members for Shetland on the Scottish Youth Parliament have been returned unopposed.