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Daily Archives: May 15, 2009

Fresh new future for Ness home

Fresh new future for Ness home

15/05/2009, by in News, Public Affairs

A disused SIC children’s home in the South Mainland is to be brought back into use.Windybrae in Dunrossness will take children and young people for short stays and emergency care, including those with a high level of social, emotional or behavioural needs requiring intensive support.A ... Read more...

CLAN appeal passes milestone

CLAN appeal passes milestone

15/05/2009, by in News

The local CLAN 1,2,3 Appeal has now broken the £300,000 barrier.With less than three months to go before the end of the local appeal, which will last a year in total, a milestone has been reached with £306,117 in the bank.Chairwoman Elaine Jamieson said the CLAN committee committee said:... Read more...

Town centre group now up to full strength

Town centre group now up to full strength

15/05/2009, by in News

Smiths of Lerwick shop owner Laurence Smith was re-elected chairman of Lerwick Town Centre Association at the annual general meeting of the organisation.At a well-attended meeting last week Harry Jamieson of Harry’s Department Store was elected vice-chairman.New members are Sheila Johnson ... Read more...

Plea for traffic  warden

Plea for traffic warden

15/05/2009, by in Public Affairs

The SIC may be asked to employ a traffic warden for Lerwick because drivers are flagrantly ignoring the law.The idea emerged from a meeting of Lerwick Community Council after complaints about the ped­estrian zone on Commercial Street and no parking lines being disregarded.SIC councillor Car... Read more...