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MY WIFE AND I ARE THINKING OF RETIRING TO SHETLAND IM DISABLED IN WHEELCHAIR LOOKING FOR PROPERTY TO RENT MY RENT GETS PAID BY HOUSING NOWDAYS AS IM UNABLE TO WORK LOOKING AT WORKING FROM HOME WE HAVE TWO CONCERNS IM WHITE MY WIFES BLACK AND SHE IS WORRIED ABOUT RACISM AS WE HAVE SUFFERED IT IN THE PAST HATE TO ASK THIS BUT IS IT SOMETHING WE WOULD GET ? AND TWO FINDING RIGHT HOUSE THATS WHEELCHAIR FREINDLY AND ALLOWS SMOKING I CAN HELP WITH PEOPLES COMPUTER PROBLEMS FOR NOTHING AS I DO IT FOR SOMETHING TO DO AS LONG AS ITS NOT TOTALLY CRASHED THATS FOR THE SHOP I WAS WORKING AS BENEFITS/MONEY
I'm interested in the Moorfield Estate in Brae, where anecdotally there are issues around the condition of houses in relation to damp/ventilation/heating/insulation, Council repairs, and potential impacts on health. There have been previous efforts in local media and online to bring attention to this, but I don't know to what extent these have been successful. If anyone can shed any light on the matter, is willing to share their experience, or can provide any supporting evidence, I'd really appreciate it. Being able to put together the full picture would be a strong footing from which to make
Does anyone else read the stories of Promote Shetland and feel as though it is a poorly backed venture? Here's my quick take on it's three key area's. 1) Live in Shetland: I love my Island home, but lets see a few broader issues here. Where are people to live? There is a huge lack of rented accommodation here and a lot of the stock is way over priced, Although the prices may come down with the gas plant completion. Most people who would want to live here would nearly always want to rent until certain of stopping here. However those that want or can buy, then a lot of houses are now more expens
I'm 20, and trying to find a house with my boyfriend... this is proving more difficult than expected. We both have secure jobs and have lived here most of our lives, moving away only to go to college. If we were applying for housing with Hjatland there's no way we could get anything remotely close to Lerwick, Scalloway or Tingwall (which is where we'd like to move). Even getting houses further away proves difficult. And looking at private rental is proving just as difficult. For example one bedroom flats going for Â£1000 a month! It's no wonder more and more young people are leaving the isle..