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Daily Archives: July 4, 2009

Times Past 03.07.09

Times Past 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoPlanes are leaving Aberdeen for Shetland when the fog at Sumburgh is as thick as pea soup – but pilots sometimes will not leave Aberdeen when the sky is clear over Sumburgh. (more…) Read more...

Views from the Scord 03.07.09

Views from the Scord 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Harbour activityScalloway Harbour was secured against terrorist attack on Monday this week, with all the main areas of the commercial piers secured behind locked barrier fences and entry to the pier areas requiring photographic identification. (more…) Read more...

North Mainland Notes 03.07.09

North Mainland Notes 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Muckle Roe barbecueThe Muckle Roe hall committee is continuing its year of fundraising by having a family barbecue which will take place next Saturday from 4pm till late, at the hall. The event was originally planned for the 18th but has been changed due to other clashes.As well as some del... Read more...

Isles Views 03.07.09

Isles Views 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Simmer Dim trout fishingTwenty-six anglers, many of them from “down south”, took part in the Simmer Dim trout fishing competition in Unst.They all gathered at the Saxa Vord Resort at 7pm on the Saturday night, where fishing journalist and author Bruce Sandison drew the pairings for the... Read more...

Steering Column 03.07.09

Steering Column 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Feel the powerVauxhall is responding to this time of financial hardship, enforced austerity and climatic crisis by bringing out a 325bhp version of its Insignia large family car, a version carrying the company’s performance badge VXR.Few facts are yet known, except that it is being unveile... Read more...

The Rotary Month 03.07.09

The Rotary Month 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

The Shetland Rotary Club has continued with its weekly meetings during the last two months, and an interesting and enjoyable feature of this time of year is the number of Rotarian visitors who join us for the evening from all parts of the world.In that respect a record for our club was surely se... Read more...

Dellin inta da past 03.07.09

Dellin inta da past 03.07.09

04/07/2009, by in Features

Floor below groundThe excavations at the Viking Longhouse in Belmont ended this week. This has been the fifth season of excavation on the site and, at present, there are no plans for there to be any more work carried out there. The work has been carried out with grants from the Heritage Lotter... Read more...