The investment covers a 10 year period with £50million from the UK Government, £50million from the Scottish Government and is hoped to attract further investment of up to £293 million in match funding.
Of the brochs that are known about, 120 of them are in Shetland.
Port of Lerwick Facing Shut Down As Strike Action Planned
Around a dozen key workers will begin continuous strike action from 00:01 hours on Monday 20 June at the port of Lerwick, Shetland.
Shetlanders Seek A Taste Of Orkney
A trip to Orkney has been organised by local industry body Shetland Food and Drink to see what can be learned from the successful sector in the islands.
Shetland Towage Workers On Course For Overtime Ban
Around 40 towage workers employed by Shetland Islands Council (SIC) are set to begin an overtime ban on 5 July
Sullom Voe Overtime Ban By Towage Workers Draws Nearer
“We are hoping that common sense prevails and the Council give our members what they are owed, which is the same as their fellow workers.”
Scatness Broch Shetland
Over a period of 1,000 years the community which grew up within and around the Scatness Broch in Shetland modified and developed the structures there.
Islands Growth Deal Signed
£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
“Maak Fir Da Light” by Jenny Napier Keldie
This film in the Between Islands project by Shetland’s Jenny Napier Keldie tells the story in song of Samuel Angus Ward.
Njuggles at The Northlight Gallery, Stromness
In The Windows at the Northlight Gallery in Stromness until the 13th of November is work by Orcadian artist Martin Laird.