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 […]



Lobby to save coastguard stations

The Shetland Times reports that council leaders from Shetland, Orkney, the Western Isles and Highland will travel to London to put the case for closure-threatened stations in Lerwick and Stornoway.



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.