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Daily Archives: December 19, 2008

Green light for retailer to expand

Green light for retailer to expand

19/12/2008, by in News, Public Affairs

By NEIL RIDDELLTESCO’S plans for a significant extension to their South Road store in Lerwick will go ahead after sail­ing through a half-hour hearing at the council’s planning board this week, prompting howls of protest from Shetland’s other retailing organisations.None of the seven mem... Read more...

Nicole and Nethan triumph at ballot box

Nicole and Nethan triumph at ballot box

19/12/2008, by in News

By LOUISE THOMASONTHE TWO candidates newly elected to the Scottish Youth Parliament are Nicole Mouat from Scalloway and Nethan Watson from Lerwick.MSYPs Nicole, 15, currently attending Scalloway Junior High School and Nethan, 13, from the Anderson High School, will replace Ryan Smith and Na... Read more...

Two years for man who preyed on young girls

Two years for man who preyed on young girls

19/12/2008, by in News

A PAEDOPHILE who sexually assaulted young girls while high on drink and drugs was jailed for two years at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday. Michael Takoulas, 53, formerly of Lerwick, carried out three attacks over the course of five years.Sheriff Graeme Napier said he had no alternative but to i... Read more...