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Daily Archives: October 7, 2008

Loganair bows to pressure over luggage limits

Loganair bows to pressure over luggage limits

07/10/2008, by in News

LOGANAIR has abandoned plans to introduce a 15kg weight limit for baggage on flights when Flybe takes over the franchise for flights between Sumburgh and the UK mainland.The new operator initially said it would impose the restriction when it takes over the service later this month, but following l... Read more...

MP back on Lib Dem frontbench

MP back on Lib Dem frontbench

07/10/2008, by in Public Affairs

ISLES MP Alistair Carmichael has rejoined the Liberal Democrat frontbench as shadow secretary of state for Scotland and Northern Ireland.He resigned seven months ago after defying the party whip to vote in favour of a referendum on the controversial European Treaty of Lisbon.His appointment to t... Read more...

Anger over school speed limit signs

Anger over school speed limit signs

07/10/2008, by in News, Public Affairs

THE INSTALLATION of 20mph signs near all schools should be speeded up, councillors agreed at a meeting of the infrastructure committee on Tuesday.Head of roads Ian Halcrow said the installation was a priority and the council was a third of the way through the work now. He said the job was moving a... Read more...

Football squad will go to island games

Football squad will go to island games

07/10/2008, by in Sport

SHETLAND’S footballers will definitely be taking part in next year’s Island Games, it has been confirmed.But SFA president Magnus Flaws has called for the council to help competitors with the increased cost of travelling to Aland next June.The players had a meeting with Mr Flaws and team man... Read more...

Novelli may open branch of cookery school in isles

Novelli may open branch of cookery school in isles

07/10/2008, by in News

CELEBRITY chef Jean Christophe Novelli is planning to buy a house and set up a branch of his cookery school in Shetland. The Frenchman, notorious for his appearances on ITV’s Hell’s Kitchen, paid a three-day visit to the island at the weekend to launch the first ever Shetland Food Festival. He w... Read more...