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Daily Archives: July 29, 2008

Man assaulted outside Captain Flint’s

Man assaulted outside Captain Flint’s

29/07/2008, by in News

A 35-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted outside Captain Flint's bar in Lerwick around 7.30pm on Monday.The man was not seriously injured and was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital where he received treatment following the incident.Anyone who witnessed or has any information about the assault is asked to... Read more...

Tough times for Swan

Tough times for Swan

29/07/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

THE sail training boat Swan is now being skippered on an ad hoc basis following the departure of skipper Jane Brander in the middle of last month.Ms Brander, who had originally been employed as a full-time skipper, had recently been working part-time in a bid to help the Swan Trust, which runs t... Read more...

Singer Thom calls for East Africa support

Singer Thom calls for East Africa support

29/07/2008, by in News

SINGER and Oxfam supporter Sandi Thom is calling on people in Shetland to support Oxfam’s East Africa Appeal.Skyrocketing food prices risk pushing millions of people across East Africa towards severe hunger and destitution. A number of factors, including successive droughts, violent conflict and... Read more...