Transport / Government pledges to assess ‘evidence base’ for fixed links
Transport / Space centre and energy project plans strengthen case for Yell and Unst fixed links, SIC tells governmentThe council says it is “essential” there is investment in transport infrastructure to support nationally significant projects such as the space centre
Council / Council working to change government’s mindset on fixed links
Transport / New fixed links group holds ‘extremely constructive’ first meeting
Transport / Time to bump fixed links up the political agenda, councillors urge
Transport / Government needs to show ambition around fixed links, Wishart saysCouncillor Thomson adds that fixed links could bring economic and environmental benefits
Transport / ‘Forget about ferries and go for tunnels’, councillor says
Council / New Cullivoe road could ‘future proof’ connection to fixed link to Unst
Transport / Questions raised over lack of fixed links in islands plan
Election letters 2019 / Death knell for fixed links?
Updated Number of cancelled sailings shows need for ferry funding solution, Greens sayIndependent candidate Thomson also makes the case for fixed links to islands
Letters / Building tunnels to reduce carbon emissions
Letters / Response to Whalsay fixed links paper
Letters / Community benefits?
‘Not feasible’ for SIC to fund or deliver tunnel to Whalsay, new study reiteratesLocal councillor Duncan Simpson warns of a ‘slow and painful death for the island’ if ferry service worsens
Transport / Scott says council should explore finance for fixed links
Letters / The case for fixed linksFor more than a decade members of the Whalsay community have been promoting a way for the SIC to cut the Shetland Islands Council’s production of carbon and save millions of pounds of public finance in the process.
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