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When shopping in Tesco or in my daily work I often meet people whom have no doubt been on the isles forever, but I've never actually laid eyes on. This got me to thinking - perhaps I never meet these folk because they exist in a completely different social circle from me - specifically they won't be found in a pub. Having grown up in Shetland, the allure of a drink was never far away and I've always considered it the norm to drink most weekends. Despite the obvious health risks and drain on the finances, I've always felt it was worth it... until recently when I started to ponder what i may b
http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/16629-concern-over-number-of-off-licences-in-town I'm not a "drinker" , but organistaions(?) like this tend to raise my hackles a bit. Just who "elected/empowered" them and why does the Licensing Board feel that they need to consult(?) them as opposed to consulting(?) the wider population as a whole ? Are Licensing Rules to be decided on opinion pieces ? I'm not advocating a licensing "free for all", but I do feel that certain semi-official bodies should not be given a hearing to spout "opinions" that the rest of us do not have. We already have
I was wondering with Lerwick having a ban and possible Â£500 fine for drinking alcohol anywhere in the town, does this mean that even on a sunny day you are not allowed to sit on the beach at Sound and drink a cold beer? ps please save your comments about not getting any sunny days