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Daily Archives: September 19, 2009

North Mainland Notes 18.09.09

North Mainland Notes 18.09.09

19/09/2009, by in Features

Second Shetland Food FestivalFollowing on from the success of the Shetland Food Festival last year, preparations are underway for the second event. The festival is being organised by Shetland Islands Council’s economic development unit and will run from Friday 2nd October to Sunday 11th Octob... Read more...

Letter from Westminster 18.09.09

Letter from Westminster 18.09.09

19/09/2009, by in Features

In the normal course of things I do not regard it as part of my job to involve myself in the workings of the council. As a general rule they have their job to do and I have mine and we respect the divide.It was not, therefore, without careful consideration that Tavish Scott and I made our view k... Read more...

Times Past 18.09.09

Times Past 18.09.09

19/09/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoSumburgh Airport was put on the market by the government this week with six other airports in the Highlands and Islands, which are currently operated by Civil Aviation Authority.The others are Benbecula, Inverness, Islay, Kirkwall, Tiree and Wick. Stornoway is not included as it... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook 18.09.09

South Mainland Notebook 18.09.09

19/09/2009, by in Features

Good dogsDog training classes in Boddam Hall had to be discontinued due to a lack of numbers, but the organisers are eager to start them up again.“It’s about getting pups socialised, in the same way as you take children to a nursery,” says Sheila Fowlie, who used to attend with her Ja... Read more...

Views from the Scord 18.09.09

Views from the Scord 18.09.09

19/09/2009, by in Features

Harbour activityThe stormy forecast at the beginning of last week brought in a threesome of large oil-related vessels to Scalloway Harbour for shelter.The standby boat Dea Server was first of these to call in on Monday afternoon last week. She was followed half an hour later by the distinct... Read more...