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Daily Archives: July 5, 2009

Feature contains wrong information

Feature contains wrong information

05/07/2009, by in News

The copy in the advertising feature on summer activities in last week's Shetland Times unfortunately contained the information from the previous year.We would ask all readers to totally disregard any dates of events included in the copy on pages 22 and 23, as they were all scheduled for 2008. ... Read more...

Prescription drugs go missing in Lerwick

Prescription drugs go missing in Lerwick

05/07/2009, by in News

Police are looking for a quantity of prescription drugs which have been lost in Lerwick.The drugs, which are named Citralopan, went missing at the Co-op supermarket/Holmsgarth area of the town on Friday.A police spokesman said the medication may be harmful if taken by somebody other than to ... Read more...

Notes from a niseach

Notes from a niseach

Love-bites and other passions Even though such moments are now receding into the dim and distant past, I can still recall chatting up diminutive, dainty young women who strained their necks to look up at me – no doubt peering their way through the clouds of tobacco smoke that so often obscured my... Read more...

Northern Rock

Northern Rock

This month sees the launch of a brand new music and art festival in Shetland. Vunk Fest aims to bring together the best alternative rock music with an innovative art and photography exhibition. Chris Cope explains more.Shetland’s alternative music scene is about to play host to a brand new fes... Read more...

Living with dementia

Living with dementia

Dementia affects many people – not only those who experience it directly, but also their family and carers. Marsali Taylor talks to nurse Evelyn Sansom about her study of the issues, and to some of those people providing care to their elderly relatives.Nurse Evelyn Sansom, from Walls, has just... Read more...

Days to remember – or forget?

Days to remember – or forget?

James W Irvine recalls his part in D-Day – one of the most significant moments of the Second World WarWhen I switched on the TV one night recently I saw a programme devoted to D-Day, the big event of 65 years ago. The veterans on parade who had been there on that day looked a bit long in the t... Read more...

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherfaece

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherfaece

A troll for wir brigA peerie trow an a muckle troll; naebody lippened wis tae be freends. Can you mind when I met him twa year ago? We wir on holiday joost ootside o Bergen in Norway. Hit is da fine he has come tae Shetland for a veesit at lang last.A troll an a trow can git on surprisingly... Read more...