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Daily Archives: July 25, 2009

Isles Views 24.07.09

Isles Views 24.07.09

25/07/2009, by in Features

Hnefatafl championshipFollowing on from last year’s successful tournament the World Championship Hnefatafl Competition will be held again this year in Fetlar next Saturday. Play will begin at 11.30am and continue until a new champion is crowned. The winner will receive the prize of a presentat... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh 24.07.09

Letter from Edinburgh 24.07.09

25/07/2009, by in Features

“The view is good but the chocolate cake is the best!” This is the con­sidered view of a nine year old’s first visit to Edinburgh Castle. Having stood patiently in line for an entrance ticket for the best part of 45 minutes, we were in need of coke and cake. So, having hurtled up through the ... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook 24.07.09

South Mainland Notebook 24.07.09

25/07/2009, by in Features

Local shop for saleDunese Fullerton took on the task of running Bigton Stores and Post Office because it was something she’d “always fancied doing”.For the past five years she’s managed to keep the shop supplied, whatever the weather, and enjoyed her place at the hub of the communit... Read more...

Views from the Scord 24.07.09

Views from the Scord 24.07.09

25/07/2009, by in Features

No more bowlsThe end of an era was marked this week as the Scalloway indoor bowls club was officially wound up. Their final act was one of benefit to the community though, as they donated all their remaining funds to the new Scalloway museum project.The club was started over 15 years ago an... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

25/07/2009, by in Features

Voar events for OllaberryAlthough there are still hopes for further warm summer weather, members of the Ollaberry hall committee are already looking towards the voar and winter season.A range of events are being planned, including the monthly 500 nights, fish and chip nights, bingo evening... Read more...

Times Past 24.07.09

Times Past 24.07.09

25/07/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoSo far the oil industry has not paid a penny for 10 years of use of the Sullom Voe terminal. A land lease has not been signed because the industry and the council, which owns the land the terminal is built on, cannot agree on a value.In the absence of a land lease, a license all... Read more...