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Daily Archives: May 22, 2009

Europe’s largest windfarm opens

Europe’s largest windfarm opens

22/05/2009, by in News

Viking Energy lodging its planning application on Wednesday was somewhat overshadowed by the opening the same day of Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in the Central Belt of Scotland.Scottish Power’s 140-turbine windfarm at Whitelee, 10 miles from Glasgow, has cost £300 million and employe... Read more...

Equal pay deal agreed

Equal pay deal agreed

22/05/2009, by in News, Public Affairs

An improved pay offer for council workers has been given the green light by councillors, following strong support from union mem­bers.Councillors endorsed the single status offer when they met at the Town Hall on Wednesday – just days after public services union Unison voted overwhelmingly in... Read more...

Cruise News 22.05.09

Cruise News 22.05.09

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Apologies to those who looked for Fram arriving at 6am last Saturday – it should have read 6pm.However, due to gale force eight south-easterly winds her landing at both Fair Isle and Mousa were abandoned and she arrived at the pilot station at 1.30pm, coming alongside at Victoria pier at 2pm. ... Read more...