GR Direct - Sony - Save up to £300 on selected Bravia OLED & LED TVs
Thursday 30 May 2024
 12.2°C   NW Gentle Breeze
Ocean Kinetics - The Engineering Experts

Paid for contentCrime drama filming to head to Tresta and Weisdale

FILMING for the Shetland TV series will take place at Sandsound beach in Tresta on Sunday (11 June) between 9am and 6pm.

Locations manager Davie Gardner said a temporary road closure order has been granted to ensure the safe movement of technical support vehicles on this very narrow stretch of road, and to ensure the safety of  cast, crew and members of the public too.

“Local access will be maintained throughout, although a ‘stop/go’ traffic control system will operate between the hours of 0800 and 1900 on this day,” he said.

“These ‘holds’ will only apply for a few minutes at a time on each occasion.

“However, we nevertheless apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”

On Monday (12 June) between 8am and 7pm crew intend to film at a private property located in Kalibrig, Weisdale.

“Although we do not intend to film on the roadway, a temporary ‘stop / go’ system of traffic management may be applied from time to time in order to ensure the safe movement of our technical support vehicles located nearby,” he said.

“These holds – if and when applied – will only be in place for a few minutes on each occasion.

“Nevertheless, here again we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

“Our large vehicular support unit will be located at the Bixter quarry during this time, so please take note of this and drive carefully in these areas at all times – especially given that there will inevitably be a significant increase in traffic – including large articulated vehicles – on the surrounding roads.”

Anyone with any particular issues with this or those who require further information should contact Andy ‘Mod’ Ross (Assistant Locations Manager) on 07963 713 446 or Lyall Gair (Assistant Locations Manager – Shetland) on 07786 653 859.

“Once again apologies for any inconvenience or disruption this may cause but thanks too for your co-operation and understanding,” Gardner said.

Become a supporter of Shetland News

Shetland News is asking its many readers to consider start paying for their dose of the latest local news delivered straight to their PC, tablet or mobile phone.

Journalism comes at a price and because that price is not being paid in today’s rapidly changing media world, most publishers - national and local - struggle financially despite very healthy audience figures.

Most online publishers have started charging for access to their websites, others have chosen a different route. Shetland News currently has  over 600 supporters  who are all making small voluntary financial contributions. All funds go towards covering our cost and improving the service further.

Your contribution will ensure Shetland News can: -

  • Bring you the headlines as they happen;
  • Stay editorially independent;
  • Give a voice to the community;
  • Grow site traffic further;
  • Research and publish more in-depth news, including more Shetland Lives features.

If you appreciate what we do and feel strongly about impartial local journalism, then please become a supporter of Shetland News by either making a single payment or monthly subscription.

Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.

 
Categories

Newsletters

Subscribe to a selection of different newsletters from Shetland News, varying from breaking news delivered on the minute, to a weekly round-up of the opinion posts. All delivered straight to your inbox.

Daily Briefing Newsletter Weekly Highlights Newsletter Opinion Newsletter Life in Shetland Newsletter

JavaScript Required

We're sorry, but Shetland News isn't fully functional without JavaScript enabled.
Head over to the help page for instructions on how to enable JavaScript on your browser.

Your Privacy

We use cookies on our site to improve your experience.
By using our service, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

Browser is out-of-date

Shetland News isn't fully functional with this version of .
Head over to the help page for instructions on updating your browser for more security, improved speed and the best overall experience on this site.

Interested in Notifications?

Get notifications from Shetland News for important and breaking news.
You can unsubscribe at any time.

Become a supporter of Shetland News

We're committed to ensuring everyone has equitable access to impartial, open and quality local journalism that benefits all residents.

By supporting Shetland News, you play a vital role in ensuring we remain a pivotal resource in supporting the community.

Support us from as little as £3 per month – it only takes a minute to sign up. Thank you.