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.
Around 40 towage workers employed by Shetland Islands Council (SIC) are set to begin an overtime ban on 5 July
“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.”
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.
£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.
This film in the Between Islands project by Shetland’s Jenny Napier Keldie tells the story in song of Samuel Angus Ward.
In The Windows at the Northlight Gallery in Stromness until the 13th of November is work by Orcadian artist Martin Laird.
From the 31st October to 13th of November, the Northlight Gallery, Stromness will be exhibiting pictures of Njuggles by Martin Laird.
Here is Maggie Adamson with a trio of Shetland tunes as part of Between Islands Project
There are 1,009 confirmed new cases which equates to 14.1% of those tested.There is also a new case confirmed on the official figures for Orkney. A new case was also confirmed for Shetland.