Shetland Isles

Welcome to the Shetland Isles Network

There are a lot of intergenerational links happening across the Shetland Isles, if you would like to know more about intergenerational work on the Isles you can speak with Denise Nicolson our volunteer coordinator. Denise works closely with Generations Working Together and members from across Shetland to raise awareness of the benefits of intergenerational work. Denise can be contacted on the link below.

The next in person Shetland Isles Network meeting is to be held on Wednesday 15th November from 1.30pm – 3.30pm in the Drama Room, Islesburgh community Centre, King Harald Street, Lerwick.

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The are regular Network meetings throughout the year and an agenda will be circulated nearer the time however if you have anything you which to highlight or share at a meeting then please do get in touch.

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