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Daily Archives: June 14, 2010

Draconian powers

Draconian powers

Your excellent front page piece on Sandra Laurenson's arbitrary (some would call it arrogant) decision to flatten Lizzie's Lodestar Cafe because, in her opinion it was "absolutely done" is, in my view, a typical example of decision-making by one of Shetland's great and good.(more…) Read more...

Councillors face dilemma

Councillors face dilemma

The following question was addressed to the chairman and vice-chairman of the SIC planning board last week: "Recent reports appear to indicate that Viking Energy have contravened planning conditions once again by not adhering to the correct access route in installing their latest wind data mast at M... Read more...

Listen to those who matter

Listen to those who matter

14/06/2010, by in Readers' Views

I am writing to thank everyone for their continued support for the campaign to keep music tuition free in Shetland. I can only hope that our councillors make their decisions very carefully, thinking of more than just their purses, and instead considering the importance of cultural heritage and prid... Read more...