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Stay informed about the latest advancements on this exciting tunnel project.

Open letter by Unst and Yell Tunnel Action Groups

As Tunnel Action Groups we have not made much comment in relation to the current issues besetting the ferry service to our islands.

Joint Statement Unst, Yell and Whalsay Tunnel Action Groups

The Tunnel Action Groups have responded to Shetland Islands Council’s appointment of a consultant to review Shetland’s inter-island transport needs. 

Letter from the Chairs of Unst, Yell and Whalsay Tunnel Action Groups to Shetland Times

We welcome the ongoing coverage in your newspaper of the potential construction of inter-island tunnels.

Auction Lots and Donors

Thank you to all the generous local businesses and supporters who donated lots to the Unst and Yell Tunnel Action Groups’ online auction.

Tunnel Action Groups’ Online Auction

Unst and Yell Tunnel Action Groups’ online auction has raised £10,000 towards the planned geo-technical investigations and the socio-economic and environmental impact work

Yell and Unst Tunnel Action Groups release report on Faroese findings

A report released today following Yell and Unst Tunnel Action Groups’ recent visit to the Faroe Islands highights a series of potential social and economic benefits should the Shetland projects go ahead.

Fact finding visit to Faroe Islands

News on a four-day fact finding visit to the Faroe Islands, which revealed many significant parallels with Shetland and provided extensive information and inspiration on all aspects of the islands’ tunnelling experience.

Step forward for tunnels

Tunnel Action Groups have welcomed the news that Shetland Islands Council is to meet with Alistair Jack MP, Secretary of State for Scotland.

Yell and Unst communities launch campaign to fund the first phase of exploration into the building of subsea tunnels

A major campaign to explore the potential for sub-sea tunnels connecting Yell and Unst with the Shetland mainland has been launched.

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