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By-Election 2019 - Shetland Central / Julie BuchanIndependent

My name is Julie Buchan, I was born in Shetland and I have lived in Scalloway since 1979. I am married and have two grown up children. I love living in Scalloway, even though it has grown since 1979 it’s still a village with a true sense of community.

Central ward as a whole has grown considerably over the past 40 years, welcoming new people in, but each community retaining its own unique…

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By-Election 2019 - Shetland Central / Stewart DouglasScottish National Party (SNP)

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I have lived in Shetland for the past 10 years – Shetland has been good to me, and I feel it’s now time for me to do something for Shetland – that’s why I’m standing as a candidate in the Shetland Central by-election.

I’m a Chartered Construction Manager, currently working as the senior project manager on the new Scalloway fishmarket…

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By-Election 2019 - Shetland Central / Gordon LaverieIndependent

I moved to Shetland from Glasgow some 24 years ago. During this time I have worked mainly in the salmon industry, from fish processing to salmon farming, and finally at the Net Store, before taking early retirement.

As someone who uses most of the local facilities and services, including the bus services (watching my carbon footprint) on a daily basis, I get to meet many of the local community and discuss local issues.

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By-Election 2019 - Shetland Central / Moraig LyallIndependent

Hello, I’m Moraig Lyall and I’d like to ask for your vote in the upcoming by-election for the local council.  I am an independent candidate; I have never been a member of any political party.

People who know me often remark on the energy I bring to everything I am involved in and it is this, along with integrity, openness and a strong desire to serve the community, that I would use to represent the people of…

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By-Election 2019 - Shetland Central / Johan Adamson

I am Johan Adamson and I am proud to be standing in the Shetland Central by-election to be your councillor.  I live in Tingwall with my husband and two lasses on a very small croft in a house that we built ourselves. I am originally from further west, and attended Skeld and Aith Schools, as well as the AHS.

I am standing in this by-election because I have a lot to give to the role and want to make a difference.  I have always loved politics and care about Shetland, and about social justice and equality.

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