5 September, 2008
FOUR of Shetland’s most beautiful beaches will go under the spotlight at the
Scottish Beach Conference, organised by Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Representatives from Shetland Islands Council and the community councils in
Yell, Fetlar and Dunrossness, have all been invited to St Andrews on 15
They will be giving a workshop for other local authorities on the success of the
islands’ Seaside Awards, which so far have been presented to the Sands of
Breckon, on Yell; Tresta Sands, on Fetlar; West Voe Sands, at Virkie; and St
Ninian’s Isle tombolo, by Bigton.
Shetland is the first Scottish island group to introduce the awards and the only
one in which the local authority works hand in hand with community councils to