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Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

Council is still £80,000 a day over budget

Council is still £80,000 a day over budget

01/12/2012, by in News

Shetland Islands Council is still spending around £80,000 a day more than it can afford despite good progress on making savings so far this year. The crisis-hit local authority had banked two thirds of its £15.6 million savings target by the midway stage of this financial year, its senior account... Read more...

Replica Bus boat project launched

Replica Bus boat project launched

01/12/2012, by in News

Plans have emerged for a full-scale operational replica of a wartime torpedo boat which served in the Shetland Bus operation. A £3 million project is taking shape south of the border to recreate MTB 718, a Fairmile D torpedo gun boat. Built on the Clyde in 1944, the 110 ft vessel was among the man... Read more...