28th September 2016
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Posts tagged with Shetland Amenity Trust

Information boards unveiled in Lerwick
0 comments, 22/07/2016, by in News

A series of information panels about Lerwick's street names and the town's history are now on display.The boards at Harrison Square include material on Shetland and Lerwick place names, as well as facts about the town's historical and geographical points of interest, and insight into Lerwick's l... Read more...

Top marks for peatland project
2 comments, 16/07/2016, by in News

An Isles peatland restoration project has won a best practice award for large-scale practical nature conservation.Scottish Natural Heritage’s Peatland Action project, which is overseen in the isles by Shetland Amenity Trust, won the award at a ceremony in Birmingham on 30th June that was held ... Read more...

Archaeology article nominated for award
4 comments, 21/12/2015, by in News

An article about Old Scatness, inspired by an interview with Shetland archaeologist Val Turner and colleague Stephen Dockerill, has been nominated for an award.Rewriting the Origin of the Broch Builders by Matthew Symmonds has been nominated in the Research Project of the Year category in the 20... Read more...

Blast from the past at Sumburgh

The foghorn at Sumburgh Head lighthouse sounded again today for the first time in nearly 30 years. An invited crowd gathered for the event which is something of a personal triumph  for Brian Johnson who has spent the past few years off and on restoring the foghorn apparatus which last sounded in 1... Read more...