North Isles

Islands bond proposal ‘misguided from the outset’, councillor says

A SHETLAND councillor representing a ward in which an island school due to a lack of pupils was recently mothballed has welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to scrap a bond proposal aimed at tackling depopulation. Duncan Anderson, who is one of three councillors for Shetland’s North Isles, said the government’s islands bond idea was “misguided […] Shetland News …


Robert Thomson elected new councillor for the North Isles ward

WELCOME to Shetland News’ live coverage of the North Isles council by-election count at the Clickimin in Lerwick. Votes were cast yesterday (Thursday) and the count today should be fairly quick – it is kicking off at 11am with the result expected shortly after. The by-election took place because only two candidates came forward for […] Shetland News …