Aquacuture Planning Streamline Bid

Combined efforts of the local authorities address aquaculture application and decision-making processes. Shetland¬† Islands Council’s Planning Service has been working with Argyll and Bute, Western Isles, Orkney and Highland to streamline planning processes for aquaculture so that they match up with the existing land planning system. This includes the introduction of online applications and a […]



Scottish Sea Farms Creates Community Trust

The Heart of the Community Trust has been created by Scottish Sea Farms. Backed by ¬£250,000 investment in 2011 and available for community projects in Shetland, Orkney, Highland, Argyll and Dumfries. Elderly residents of Smiddybrae House in Orkney are the first to benefit from the brand new charitable trust launched in March by Scottish Sea […]



China demands Scottish salmon

Governments of Scotland and China have devised a deal to allow unprecedented salmon exports to China.



New seal laws mixed response

An article published by Shetland Marine news on 31st January states that the new laws to protect seals in Scotland have met a mixed respose.