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The Local NHS.....Paths......and a *Shelter*.....


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#1 Ghostrider

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Posted 10 September 2018 - 03:46 PM

What the actual........is this...........

 

http://www.shetnews....-sletts-shelter

 

They have waiting lists and unfilled job appointments stretching from here to the middle of hell, they're greetin about going over budget left, right and centre, and seem frequently incapable o' mawin da grain o' girse aboot dir ain doors.... Yet they have time, money and other resources for this. WTF!


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Posted 10 September 2018 - 03:51 PM

What the actual........is this...........

 

http://www.shetnews....-sletts-shelter

 

They have waiting lists and unfilled job appointments stretching from here to the middle of hell, they're greetin about going over budget left, right and centre, and seem frequently incapable o' mawin da grain o' girse aboot dir ain doors.... Yet they have time, money and other resources for this. WTF!

Will they have district heating !


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Posted 10 September 2018 - 03:58 PM

They claim to have recieved "funding" so, it must be a "budget" thing.

 

What gets me is;

Why couldn't they just erect a good old-fashioned "3 walls and a bench" type shelter ?

 

Instead, we are going to get something that is either a yoal, a broch, or a squeezebox (?). 

 

I suppose they just had to pay something to a "design consultant".  Little wonder that they are in the sh*t financially.



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Posted 10 September 2018 - 04:07 PM

WTF doesn't even come close Ghostie! Will district heating even exist in the foreseeable Urabug?!

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Posted 10 September 2018 - 06:27 PM

Will they have district heating !

Who cares if you don't live in Lerwick. After all, two thirds of the population don't get it so the other third can....


Edited by George., 10 September 2018 - 06:28 PM.


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Posted 10 September 2018 - 06:33 PM

WTF doesn't even come close Ghostie! Will district heating even exist in the foreseeable Urabug?!

Well I don't possess a magic bowl but it is highly unlikely even when they cannot feed the beast it's favorite food anymore they will allow it to die. 


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Posted 10 September 2018 - 06:47 PM

True George but at least it was something useful & cost effective being done with our waste & toonies aren't getting it for free.

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Posted 11 September 2018 - 09:14 AM

I guess anything that gets people out and about walking is a good thing healthwise.

They have probably tapped a source of funding from central government or EU that is ring fenced.



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Posted 11 September 2018 - 10:07 AM

Words fail. 


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#10 Nigel Bridgman-Elliot

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Posted 11 September 2018 - 05:56 PM

Should be cheap enough to put something up made of say, oh I don't know, something a bit wind resistant, like stone..

We have lots of stone, its about £35 a ton isn't it ?

Or folk could just donate a rock or two when they pass. :-)

These seem more suitable to me, or perhaps a combination of designs, as you want something with a roof for when its raining cat & dogs..

But not the kind of roof that blows away in high winds..

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Posted 11 September 2018 - 06:38 PM

Please please for goodness sake do not apply common sense.

 

This has to be modern art not a pile of old stones.


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Posted 11 September 2018 - 06:57 PM

I'm left wondering how this proposed shelter will be 'healthy' - considering its most prolific users are most likely to be alkis looking to get pissed and sleep it off in relative peace, smackheads shooting up and adolescent teens performing carnal experimentation.


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Posted 11 September 2018 - 07:08 PM

Money would be better spent else where, no need for Shelters, a few wooden benches, fix the paths if they need it, perhaps low energy lighting and bins for dog waste, thats enough
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#14 The Cleaner

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Posted 11 September 2018 - 07:23 PM

I'm left wondering how this proposed shelter will be 'healthy' - considering its most prolific users are most likely to be alkis looking to get pissed and sleep it off in relative peace, smackheads shooting up and adolescent teens performing carnal experimentation.

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Yeah but they'll be doing it in the healthy sea air with the benefit of a good view, so good for the soul!

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Posted 11 September 2018 - 07:25 PM

I wonder if folk here have been too busy getting torn into the one design they don't like to notice the others ;-)

 

https://www.healthys...th-improvements

 

I quite like the 'Yoal Shelters' 

 

Reusing unused rowing boats from around the islands to create a series of shelters along the path (single or in groups of 2 or 3)