Environment

Community clean-up challenge collects 2,700lbs of marine litter

A SMALL business owner says she was “over the moon” to learn that a clean-up challenge she organised to reduce marine litter resulted in 2,700lbs (1,225 kilos) of bruck being collected. Ellie Duncan said a total of 218 people signed up to take part in the Clean Up Challenge over two weeks in June – […] Shetland News …



Report on oil tankers sitting off coastline to go in front of councillors

THE ISSUE of oil-laden tankers sitting off the coast of Shetland until market conditions change is to be discussed at a council meeting next week. Councillors on the harbour board will be updated on the matter on Wednesday. Meanwhile the fully-laden tanker Hovden Spirit has been lying off Gulberwick since leaving Sullom Voe Terminal on […] Shetland News …