Monthly Archives: June 2010

Are they passing the buck?

I was disgusted to hear that the councillors had decided to push ahead with a tunnel option for Whalsay, even after getting advice from chief financial official Graham Johnston that there was not likely to be any public money available to build tunnels in the foreseeable future.(more…) Read more...

Can we trust them?

With the world financial climate still precarious and likely to be in this state for some time – probably years – to come, our charitable trust is still considering not only investing a large chunk of our oil funds into a giant windfarm, but plans to borrow further hundreds of millions to fund i... Read more...

More than sickening

The council and residents of the west and central Mainland already know that no other existing school or even a new Anderson High can provide the educational opportunities and environment that they have at Scalloway Junior High School. Both the council and residents know that their sums do not warra... Read more...