Bressay

Don’t forget about Bressay when it comes to fixed links, councillor urges

A COUNCILLOR has claimed Bressay has “without question” been left out of recent debate and discussion on the prospect of fixed links in Shetland. Stephen Leask, who represents Lerwick North and Bressay, alleged that while Unst, Yell and Whalsay get plenty of publicity around the “need” for fixed links, his own island constituents are “more […] Shetland News …


Bressay ferry back on restricted timetable due to Covid isolation among crew

THE BRESSAY ferry service will again operate to a restricted timetable from tomorrow (Friday) due to Covid isolation among crew. Shetland Islands Council said that following recently announced government guidance to reduce the isolation period, it is hoped that services will be able to return to normal on Friday 14 January. Wherever possible crews will […] Shetland News …


Crofter Chris nominated in initiative seeking Scotland’s ‘food heroes’

BRESSAY-based crofter Chris Dyer is among the nominees for a Scotland-wide “food hero” competition recognising sustainable food businesses. Garths Croft focuses on traditional and heritage breeds of sheep, pigs and poultry and is among 18 small businesses recognised by the organisation Food Hero Scot as “sustainability heroes within our communities”. The Covid-19 pandemic and growing […] Shetland News …


Council trials ferry card payments on Bressay route

SHETLAND Islands Council is trialling a card payment system on the Bressay ferry starting from Monday. A debit or credit card payment option will be offered on board the MV Leirna allowing passengers to pay by contactless card, smartphone or using chip and pin. Other payment options, including cash, cheque or account card, will continue […] Shetland News …