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Daily Archives: January 19, 2011

Squandering our money

Squandering our money

In the past few weeks, due to the "cuts", it is reported that we are to lose our coastguard tug, and it would now seem our coastguard station is also under threat. I’m sure all Shetlanders would agree that these two things are absolutely essential to our environment and for the safekeeping of life... Read more...

Travel time problem

Travel time problem

Now that the second round of school closure consultations has begun many residents of rural areas will be breathing a sigh of relief that their local school is not currently under threat. Most people (understandably) will not have read the proposal papers as it doesn't immediately affect them. There... Read more...