24th April 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Misguided madness

Congratulations to all tunnel campaigners, from in and outwith Whalsay. You have just succeeded in securing our community nothing but a pipe dream, thus giving the SIC, at this time of cutbacks, the perfect opportunity to invest nothing in the future development of our island.

A vote of 11-10 is a massive gamble and all just to keep a terminal out of the North Voe, which would have done nothing but enhance the future development of this community. In our lifetime we stand more chance of doing a Boston Two Step on the moon than ever seeing a tunnel built to Whalsay.

Unless this madness can be overturned may God forgive your misguidedness, because I doubt if the future generation of Whalsay folk ever will.

Louise Anderson
Kildonan,
North Park,
Whalsay.

Your Comment

Please note, it is the policy of The Shetland Times to publish comments and letters from named individuals only. Both forename and surname are required.

Comments are moderated. Contributors must observe normal standards of decency and tolerance for the opinions of others.

The views expressed are those of contributors and not of The Shetland Times.

The Shetland Times reserves the right to decline or remove any contribution without notice or stating reason.

Comments are limited to 200 words but please email longer articles or letters to editorial@shetlandtimes.co.uk for consideration and include a daytime telephone number and your address. If emailing information in confidence please put "Not for publication" in both the subject line and at the top of the main message.