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Daily Archives: June 12, 2009

Shetland Arts asks for bids to run cafe

Shetland Arts asks for bids to run cafe

12/06/2009, by in Public Affairs

Shetland Arts is inviting private businesses to bid to run its cafe at the Bonhoga Gallery as the council steps up its attempt to reduce the £430,000 public subsidy dished out to various other catering outlets in the isles.The Mill Café, which opens six days a week throughout the year, has a g... Read more...

Electricity firm lays out latest cable plan

Electricity firm lays out latest cable plan

12/06/2009, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSONScottish and Southern Energy could connect Shetland to the National Grid for at least £100 million less if it is allowed to lay a single cable circuit instead of having to provide an emergency back-up. The company is trying to persuade the UK electricity regulator Ofgem of its... Read more...

Tenth of population on house waiting list

Tenth of population on house waiting list

12/06/2009, by in News

More than 10 per cent of Shetland’s population could be in need of housing, according to a presentation given by the housing department to Lerwick Community Council on Monday.At present there are 697 applications on the waiting list for homes in Lerwick, with 1,005 applications for Shetland as... Read more...

Flea’s CLAN roadshow has a few miles to go

Flea’s CLAN roadshow has a few miles to go

12/06/2009, by in News

The Flea roadshow marches on. Shetland South councillor Allison Duncan, who recently walked the length of the isles pushing a wheelbarrow in aid of the CLAN 1,2,3 cancer charity, is to enhance his efforts by popular request with appearances in Burra and Bressay.Councillor Duncan, known as the Fl... Read more...