25th February 2018
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Sadly no cup of tea

How twee, I thought, when I heard that there were to be teas and homebakes available after the Sustainable Shetland march.

After marching in the cold wind and drizzle with so many others against the Viking Energy scheme, all of a sudden a really hot cup of tea and a few fancies seemed like a wonderful idea. But due to the crowd that had got there first, the guardians of the town hall would not let any more folk in. I ended up in the Peerie Cafe, followed by plenty of others from the march.

Good march, good protest and, hopefully, in due course a good result.

Brian Nugent
Schoolhouse,
Hamnavoe,
Burra.

One comment

  1. Kathy Greaves

    There was loads of food, Brian, including hot soup, all first class.

    I just managed to get in when the powers that be said no more allowed in,as I was helping.

    The downstairs room, which was set out with rows of chairs and where there was a film on windfarms being screened, was empty – this could have held many more people.

    It was a good march, friendly and coordinated. Thanks to all who organised the event. Could we have some better weather next time!

    Best wishes

    Kathy Greaves
    Lerwick

    Reply

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 If emailing information in confidence please put "Not for publication" in both the subject line and at the top of the main message.

Win a £20 Voucher Complete our survey today
10 Winners will be drawn at random from completed entries
No thanks Take survey No thanks