Land around the disused Scatsta airport in Shetland will be developed for future energy production if a deal is reached between the local authority and Statkraft. Shetland Islands Council is to soon enter into negotiations with Statkraft, Aker Horizons Asset Development and Mainstream
A repair and maintenance company has been fined for health and safety failings which left a worker with severe injuries.
Work is due to commence on Hjaltland Housing Association's new affordable housing project in Aith.
A critical milestone has been reached in the construction project to rebuild Shetland's world-renowned bird observatory on Fair Isle with the arrival of the first of the building's modules. The project, which is led by Fair Isle Bird Observatory Trust (FIBOT), will create seven new green jobs,
The CITB has awarded a total of £1.3 million to two projects that will directly help address the construction industry’s skills gap and increase employment retention across the Highlands and Islands. Providing vital support to new starters at the beginning of their construction care
Three projects are to be offered seabed agreements for offshore wind projects following Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind clearing process. Clearing saw the ‘NE1’ area east of Shetland made available for ScotWind applicants who met the required standards but who did not secure their
Hjaltland Housing Association has recently completed eighteen new homes on its Heathery Park and Wista sites in Gulberwick and Lerwick. Despite the significant challenges over the last couple of years, Hjaltland Housing Association continues to provide new affordable homes in the islands.
An investigation is underway into the death of a 23-year-old man at a construction site in Shetland.
Construction of the UK’s first vertical launch spaceport is scheduled to begin in late March after it received planning approval from Shetland Islands Council.
An objection from Historic Environment Scotland (HES) to plans for the proposed Shetland Space Centre has been withdrawn.
A project to expand a business park on one of Shetland’s North Isles has secured investment totalling over £500,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and the Scottish Government’s Marine Scotland Fund (MSF). Community development group North Yell Development Council
A project to upgrade the Busta House Hotel in Shetland has secured up to £194,000 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) in the past year. The development will allow the hotel to continue in its endeavour to become Shetlands only four-star hotel. Significant improvements will be made to t
Tulloch Developments is to begin the first phase of demolition work at the old Anderson High School site at the Knab in Lerwick. Work is set to begin in early May, and take around eighteen weeks to complete. This initial phase will focus on physically separating the existing buildings by removing va
A £100 million investment in the future economic prosperity of Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides was agreed today, as representatives of the UK and Scottish governments joined the leaders of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands Council, and Shetland Island Council to sign the H
One of Shetland’s most distinctive and historic built heritage features – the 200-year-old Copeland Lodberry in Lerwick – is to be renovated and transformed by local engineering company Ocean Kinetics.