islands council

islands council

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Scotland since 1975) any of the three divisions (Orkney, Shetland, and the Western Isles) into which the Scottish islands are divided for purposes of local government. See also region6
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Shetland Islands Council and ZetTrans between them commission a range of transport services including local bus services for the general public, community transport, home to school transport for school children and students, and transport for adults and children with social or welfare needs.
Internal flights to the six outer isles--Eday (EOI), North Ronaldsay (NRL), Papa Westray, Sanday(NDY), Stronsay (SOY) and Westray--are operated under a Public Service Obligation (PSO) contract awarded by Orkney Islands Council.
The device was identified during a routine sonar survey carried out by Sula Diving on Saturday for Orkney Islands Council.
Shetland Islands Council also announced that its schools will be shut to pupils due to the forecast of strong winds and the possibility of lightning strikes.
The work from Orkney Islands Council will help sustain jobs and workloads at the Birkenhead shipyard.
Also involved are NHS Shetland, NHS Grampian and the Shetland Islands Council launching a new Resource Centre will demonstrate and give advice on the use of vision aids and equipment to make life easier whilst promoting independence.
Orkney Islands Council said the decision had been taken "for the safety of the pupils and staff".
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies was told by Orkney Islands Council that Charlie Ridley, the registrar on his home isle of Sanday, was not trained and therefore not authorised to perform the partnership ceremony for him and partner Colin Parkinson.
The building itself was funded by Orkney Islands Council and received 1m [pounds sterling] in EU grant aid.
Shetland Islands Council adopted the bi- lingual scheme last week to celebrate their community's Viking links.
The Channel Islands Council of Divers and a local kayaking group also lent a hand in the water and picked up debris.