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Winter on Fair Isle is no laughing matter, as its latest residents Rachel and Shaun are finding out.
(Image credit: National Trust for Scotland)

Winter on Fair Isle is no laughing matter, as its latest residents Rachel and Shaun are finding out

Winter on Fair Isle is no laughing matter, as its latest residents Rachel and Shaun are finding out.

They don't regret moving to the tiny island – they've both become vital contributors to the community, helping out with everything from knitting to crewing the ferry – but can their relationship endure the challenges that living on Fair Isle brings?

Also tonight, we follow the important work of the observatory that's been studying migrant birds for 60 years, and learn what steps are being taken to safeguard Fair Isle’s future, from improving the transport links to increasing its dwindling population.