Aberdeen low emission zone: motorists arriving by ferry urged to ‘plan ahead’

With Aberdeen’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) coming into force in June, Shetland motorists arriving by ferry are urged to check their vehicles and plan routes ahead. The zone is in line with Scottish Government policy to improve air quality. After this date, drivers of vehicles which are not compliant with regulations will face fines if […]

“Significant progress” reported on Shetland tunnels

Shetland Islands Council has announced its “Shetland Short Crossings Project”, aimed at connecting all main islands by either a tunnel or a new ferry, is now at an advanced planning stage. The Council has lobbied both the UK and Scottish Governments on the issue, sharing the document ‘Shetland Forward’ to support its aspirations on short […]

Campaign launched in the Shetland’s to explore subsea tunnels to link islands

People living in the Shetland Islands have launched a campaign to explore the possibility of building tunnels to link two isles to the Shetland mainland. The Yell and Unst Tunnel Action Groups have said that building sub-sea links could help boost economic prosperity in the islands and reduce reliance on ferry services. The groups have […]


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