Fixed links

Worth having conversation on fixed links, government’s Scotland minister says

THE UK Government’s Scotland minster says he is “very happy” to look at the idea of fixed links for Shetland. Iain Stewart also gave reassurances that funding through the government’s new Levelling Up scheme could come to areas like Shetland. The Milton Keynes South MP was speaking on Friday following a two-day visit to Shetland. […] Shetland News …


Time to take the case for fixed links forward

With regard to the recent fixed links meeting, I was able to watch the proceedings via a truncated version on YouTube and read coverage of it in this week’s press. Congratulations to the organisers for an excellent presentation. The result was a near unanimous decision in favour of fixed links which needs to be followed […] Shetland News …


‘We can’t comment unless we see the details’

The Whalsay Community Council have been viewing the latest Whalsay Transport Consultation being run by Stantec, where we see that it is stated “A fixed link remains the preferred option of the community council”. The Whalsay Community Council would like to make it clear that no one from ZetTrans, nor Stantec, has made any recent enquiry […] Shetland News …


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 …