Both sides talked up the importance of working more closely together to secure numerous business opportunities for the islands, including oil activity to the west of Shetland and potentially lucrative rig decommissioning work. In the far south, there is Bressay bridge shetland colony of Arctic skuas.
The work was completed in Octoberthree years behind schedule. On Monday councillors meet to agree an out of court settlement with the port that would negate the need for the two parties to meet up in the Court of Session on 9 October as planned.
As the weather had taken a turn for the worse, I quickly holed up in here for an interesting hour or two. The island is made up of Old Red Sandstone with some basaltic intrusions.
Fifteen months later Lord Reed ruled in favour of the port, saying the council had no right to stop the dredging. How do I get around Bressay?
Next to the ferry slip is the Bressay Heritage Centre.
Following four workshop sessions over a 12 month period in Aberdeen, the two sides could only "agree to disagree" whether a bridge or tunnel should connect the island to Lerwick. On one side, there is an engraving of two men with crosiersas well as various animals including horses, pigs, and what appears to be someone in the process of being swallowed by two sea monsters.
The largest of eleven lochs on the island are the Loch of Grimsetter in the east, and the Loch of Brough.
But harbour chief executive Allan Wishart said the council had only been interested in the facilitation talks as a means of getting the LPA to withdraw its objections to the bridge.
How do I get to Bressay? As this was only a short visit and the weather had worsenedI walked back down to the ferry and took some more pictures. The bridge plan split opinion on Bressay, but would have expanded house building opportunities for townsfolk, while eliminating the need for the regular ferry across the harbour for islanders and tourists.
Marter and published on shetland-news. The council says it has secured the best deal in a set of bad circumstances. These figures are disputed by LPA, saying the bridge design is far from being at an advanced stage. This set off a new legal battle to recover the money the port lost from abandoning the original contract and retendering.
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This is a list of Shetland islands in Scotland. The Shetland archipelago is located kilometres There is also a bridge from Housay to Bruray. Bressay; Flada Cap, Fugla Skerry, Holm of Beosetter, Holm of Cruester, Holm of Gunnista.
Bressay shelters Lerwick from the east and can be reached by car ferry from the town in under ten minutes. Noss lies off the east coast of Bressay. Experience all of Shetland in just one island Only 7 minutes by ferry from Lerwick, Bressay offers visitors a selection of Shetland’s finest scenery, geology, archaeology, flora and .Download