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Tri-Gla Decision to Discontinue DGPS Service in 2022

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland – Trinity House, the Northern Lighthouse Board and Irish Lights – will discontinue their Differential GPS (DGPS) service in March 2022. The GLAs made this decision after carefully considering the results from an extensive consultation carried out with stakeholders and service users. They will cease transmission .. Read more

Shetland’s oldest lighthouse features in new VisitScotland campaign

Sumburgh Head lighthouse tower with light shining

Shetland’s oldest lighthouse, Sumburgh Head, features in VisitScotland’s Sketching Scotland series; a campaign to inspire future visitors to Scotland as COVID restrictions ease. The lighthouse is located on the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and offers awe-inspiring views of surrounding wildlife, nature, and the North Sea. The Sketching Scotland series highlights 20 of Scotland’s .. Read more

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