Shetland Islands Council


Shetland councillors’ expenses revealed

June 1, 2016

Salaries and expenses for Shetland Islands Council members cost the taxpayer just shy of half a million pounds in the last financial year, according to figures published by the local authority.


Council vs gulls: Who will win?

March 24, 2016

It is that time of year again, and Shetland Islands Council is calling on its residents to help it stop gulls nesting on rooftops - at a price.


Shetland’s new £42million school takes shape

February 4, 2016

The leader of Shetland Islands Council has hailed progress on Lerwick’s new £42million academy – and predicted sceptical parents in remote communities would soon want to send their kids to the school.


Shetland on course for sustainable budget

June 23, 2014

Income from the oil and gas industry will help Shetland Islands Council to offset an expected £6million-plus drop in Scottish Government funding over the next five years.