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Daily Archives: September 12, 2008

Golden age of spending over

Golden age of spending over

12/09/2008, by in News, Public Affairs

By JOHN ROBERTSONTHE COUNCIL’S golden days of spend, spend, spend are coming to an end with tough decisions looming in the very near future.Councillors were told this week they will have to start rationing their building plans for future years to cope with a 25 per cent cut in their capit... Read more...

Cancer appeal rises above £30,000 mark

Cancer appeal rises above £30,000 mark

12/09/2008, by in News

THE TOTAL raised towards the CLAN appeal now stands at £30,533, with many events held this week boosting the coffers.The Lerwick branch of the Royal British Legion contributed £2,500 from various fundraising events.A sum of £570 was donated by the Ness Boating Club, which held a quiz night in... Read more...

Post offices close

Post offices close

12/09/2008, by in Public Affairs

THE POST office at Levenwick in the south mainland closed for the last time on Tuesday.The post office, which is housed within Midway Stores, was earmarked for closure earlier in the year. A public consultation period, in which a vigorous local campaign to retain the post office was launched, fail... Read more...