Burra

Burra bridge painting and maintenance will cost more than £600,000

EYEBROWS have been raised over the cost of painting and maintaining the Burra bridge, which is set to come to nearly £700,000. This is around £290,000 more than Shetland Islands Council had initially budgeted for. However, the Scottish Government is providing significant levels of funding for the project through its local bridge maintenance fund. Shetland […] Shetland News …



Ertie the trow settles into new home in Burra

A TROWIE house – complete with bed, fiddle and teacups – which has been built into the side of a hill is arousing interest in Burra. The quaint wooden Trowie Knowe also contains framed pictures, a pipe and some ornaments. It is the work of Burra based business Trowie Knowe Crafts, with the house set […] Shetland News …