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Shetland tourism boost as Geopark status renewed

Shetland tourism boost as Geopark status renewed | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
SHETLAND has secured designation as a member of the European Geoparks Network for another four years in a major boost for the islands’ tourism economy.
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Plans unveiled for a Shetland whisky - Herald Scotland

Plans unveiled for a Shetland whisky - Herald Scotland | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
Plans unveiled for a Shetland whisky Herald Scotland "However the big USP without a doubt [is] being the most northerly distillery and, in fact, on Unst, the most northerly inhabited isle in the UK." Mr Nickerson, who began his whisky career with...
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The northern-most Distillery in the UK!

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Shetland windfarm project suffers court setback over rare bird - The Guardian

Shetland windfarm project suffers court setback over rare bird - The Guardian | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
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Shetland windfarm project suffers court setback over rare bird
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The Viking project will comprise 103 turbines across 50 square miles of Shetland's main island.
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New protection planned for historic Scottish shipwrecks - BBC News

New protection planned for historic Scottish shipwrecks - BBC News | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
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New protection planned for historic Scottish shipwrecks
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The vessels involved include Dutch and Danish ships lost in Shetland's Out Skerries in the 1600s.

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Dunter III through the giants leg

Going through the Giants Leg, Bressay, Shetland.
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I have been on the trip to Bressay and Noss and it was a fantastic 3 hours.  Especially visiting 'Seabird City'.

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Shetland and Highlands in creative chief search - Scotland on Sunday

Shetland and Highlands in creative chief search - Scotland on Sunday | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
Shetland and Highlands in creative chief search Scotland on Sunday SHETLAND Islands Council and the University of the Highlands and Islands are to invest in a joint project to set up a new Chair of Creative Industries in the isles, it was announced...
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Scotland Vs. the Shetland and Orkney Islands

Scotland Vs. the Shetland and Orkney Islands | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
The Scottish National Party (SNP) has gained enough power to have arranged for a vote on Scottish independence in 2014.
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Shetland Islands kicks off major brief for "prosperous future" - PRWeek UK

Shetland Islands kicks off major brief for "prosperous future" - PRWeek UK | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
Shetland Islands kicks off major brief for "prosperous future" PRWeek UK Douglas Irvine, executive manager of economic development for the Shetland Islands Council, said the brief could be worth up to £400,000 and would not be limited to targeting...
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Travel: Shetland and Orkney

Travel: Shetland and Orkney | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
A GUIDE to a whistle-stop weekend tour of the islands.
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I've often thought of doing a whistle-stop tour of Shetland and Orkney, but there is so much you would miss!

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Action group will bus supporters to school closure meeting - Shetland Times Online

Action group will bus supporters to school closure meeting - Shetland Times Online | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
Shetland Times Online Action group will bus supporters to school closure meeting Shetland Times Online “We know that the Sound parent council, probably the Bell's Brae as well, have put out letters to their parents requesting a good turn out at the...
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A Shetland garden which triumphed against the odds

A Shetland garden which triumphed against the odds | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
MARGARET and William Johnston’s garden, Holla, on the east coast of Shetland, wraps around the couple’s single-storey house above Sandwick, where it is tucked into a shallow dip in the landscape.
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A truly inspiring tale of what can be achieved when you put your mind to it!

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Mirror Dinghy Cruising (Mousa Isle)

An afternoon to oneself. Attempting a circumnavigation of Mousa Isle in my Mirror dinghy. Turned out being a magical trip with perfect breeze and a great dow...
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Charming waxwing story wins prize for Fair Isle filmmaker ...

Charming waxwing story wins prize for Fair Isle filmmaker ... | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
A filmmaker from Fair Isle has won a prize in this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards.
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Government to appeal Viking ruling - Shetland News

Government to appeal Viking ruling - Shetland News | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
Government to appeal Viking ruling Shetland News In court Scottish ministers claimed the special protected area for whimbrel and other birds of the isle of Fetlar meant they were already meeting their obligations under the European directive,...
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Shetland Islands invasion - Shields Gazette

Shetland Islands invasion - Shields Gazette | Shetland Islands | Scoop.it
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Shetland Islands invasion
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... further when Keith Gregson is the guest of the Friends of South Shields Museum next week.
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