Business / Baltasound bar beckons for Unst
Business / Hotels could close if accommodation camp stays open, group claimsSella Ness owner says the facility is ‘for the overall benefit of the Shetland economy’.
Business / Sella Ness camp ‘damaging the local economy’The owner of the accommodation block wants to keep the facility open until at least 2026.
Business / Ultra-deep water port report publishedDales Voe in Lerwick is a preferred location for decommissioning.
Business / Two firms awarded decommissioning grantsLerwick Port Authority and Ocean Kinetics have been granted shares in a £2.5 million cash award as part of the third round of a Scottish Government fund.
Business / Forty years and counting for oil at Sullom VoeShetland changed forever exactly 40 years ago this Sunday.
Business / Clair Ridge oil development begins production
Business / Scottish Enterprise grant helps Sea Farms innovateScalloway introduces humane fish slaughter.
Business / Skretting announces job losses in ScallowayA HANDFUL of jobs are set to be lost in Scalloway as a result of Norwegian salmon feed producer Skretting closing down its UK production by April 2019.
Business / Amenity trust boss to apologise to Hay’s Dock staff memberThe loss-making restaurant closed on Saturday unable to respond to new local competition.
Business / Co-op invests £1.5m into store upgradeTHE LERWICK Co-op supermarket on Holmsgarth Road has upped its game following a £1.5 million overhaul.
Business / Hay’s Dock Cafe Restaurant closesHAY’s Dock Cafe Restaurant in Lerwick has closed with the loss of five jobs after facing “very challenging trading conditions”.
Business / Funding sought for whisky distilleryThe team behind Shetland Reel gin want to produce whisky in Unst.
Business / Isles suppliers hear renewables chiefs tout a bright green futureABOUT 110 delegates turned up to hear that the future for large scale renewables in the isles is facing a critical 12 months – but if contracts are secured there will be big business for local suppliers.
Business / Thulecraft investment ticks all the boxesLOCAL company Thulecraft is investing almost three quarters of million pounds over three years into expanding and upgrading its box plant at Lerwick’s Blackhill industrial estate.
Business / Fish processor opens doors at GremistaA NEW fish processing business opened in Lerwick on Wednesday in a venture that is planned to incorporate a retail shop by the end of the year.
Business / Economic strategy approved by SICSHETLAND Islands Council has given the green light to implementing a refreshed economic development strategy which aims to see 250 new private sector jobs created in the isles over the next four years.
Business / Farm future up for discussion in NovemberTHE NATIONAL Farmers’ Union is holding a roadshow in Lerwick on 15 November to gauge members’ views on a new agriculture policy for Scotland in the face of an “unpredictable future”.
Business / Unken cakes in an unken busHAVE you ever found yourself wondering what’s inside that white minibus parked at Lerwick’s Lochside right next to the new emergency landing site?
Business / Miller outlines targets for tourismAN AMBITIOUS tourism strategy has been launched for Shetland that aims to bring an extra £10 million into the sector over the next five years.
Business / Shetland News supporters pay for new website
Business / Grieg’s fish suffer in the sunThe salmon company reported a loss in the third quarter of 2018.
Business / Fish landings at Scalloway continue while new market is builtSCALLOWAY’s ‘new’ interim fish market is now operational ahead of Shetland Islands Council (SIC) awarding a £5.6 million contract to demolish the old market and build a new state of the art facility at Blacksness Pier.
Business / Tidal project wins European awardA TIDAL energy project in Bluemull Sound has won a European Union award.
Business / New fisheries bill introduced to parliamentFISHING leaders have welcomed a new fisheries bill which the UK Government says will bring more powers to Scotland after Brexit.
Business / More success for Bigton farmerBIGTON Farm’s trophy cabinet has increased in size again after success at this year’s British Farming Awards.
Business / Hairdresser Bjørn is one of Britain’s bestA LOCAL hairdresser who hit the national headlines a few years ago as the stylist of Shetland’s dancing pony Socks has come third in a national hairdressing competition.
Business / Fishing industry oppose to more time in ‘Brexit waiting room’SUGGESTIONS that the transition period during which Britain is leaving the European Union could be extended by another year to the end of 2021 has been greeted with horror by the fishing industry.
Business / Sumburgh scanner upgrade expected to cost £1.5mAROUND £1.5 million is set to be shelled out on upgrading the hold baggage x-ray system Sumburgh Airport.
Business / Renewed call for Norröna to return to islesA FRESH call has been made for the Norröna ferry to stop off in Shetland again on its routes connecting Denmark with Faroe and Iceland.