Sunday, 22 December 2013

Declining Numbers

Thinking of attending church this morning? It's unlikely that your first choice will be the Church of Scotland on Papa Stour. It's open, fulfils a role as an interpretative centre for the Shetland isle, has seen its share of attention in the past 20 years, but reflects the decline in the number of residents - now hovering between single and double numbers. Read something of the island's history and background on the Lonely-Isles website.

Scottish Islands Explorer - numbers rising steadily

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