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Young locals blamed for town speeding
14 comments, 12/03/2014, by in News

Councillors have moved closer to introducing a 20mph speed limit in parts of Lerwick to help improve road safety and combat speeding drivers. (more…) Read more...

Youth clubs decision needed
0 comments, 07/03/2014, by in News

Shetland Association of Youth Clubs (SAYC) was at one time a successful and active association that supported the islands' youth clubs in a variety of ways, as well as organising the popular annual sports competitions, art exhibition, youth concert, and other events. It has not been active over the... Read more...

Commonwealth flags to be flown
0 comments, 07/03/2014, by in News

Unst is to play its part in the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow by flying the Commonwealth flag on Monday. The flag will be hoisted at Unst Leisure Centre by two pupils of Baltasound Junior High School, Joe Niven and Bryden Priest, as part of their Sports Ambassadors programme – where y... Read more...

Skilled staff shortages
10 comments, 07/03/2014, by in Headlines, News

Painters and joiners could be retrained by the council as it looks to fill vacancies left due to other skilled workers being snapped up by the private sector. This was the situation explained by the director of infrastructure services Maggie Sandison fol­low­ing a meeting of the harbour board yes... Read more...