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Daily Archives: September 26, 2009

Views from the Scord 25.09.09

Views from the Scord 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Gala eventsFund-raising for next year’s 21st birthday of the Scalloway Gala gets under way next weekend with ever-popular band Scaldin Bragg playing in the Scalloway Boating Club from 9pm til late.The gala committee annual general meeting planned for October as yet has no fixed date, but ... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook 25.09.09

South Mainland Notebook 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Up-Helly-A'Plans are coming on apace for the South Mainland Up-Helly-A', which is due to take place on Friday 12th March. Subject to suitable weather, the site of the sea burning has been confirmed as St Ninian's Isle beach. "The beauty of this location is that it gives the option of launching t... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh 25.09.09

Letter from Edinburgh 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

I’ve been at the seaside over the last few days. Indeed I shared a pleasant stroll down the Bournemouth prom­enade with Alistair Carmichael. The Liberal Democrats’ annual confer­ence has been in Bournemouth. Next week Labour are in Brighton and then the Tories are in Manchester.So Alistair... Read more...

Isles Views 25.09.09

Isles Views 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Water scheme in progressWork is under way to provide Yell with a new water scheme taken from a single source – Gossa Water in the north-west of the isle.Not only is it by far the biggest loch in Yell, covering 105 acres, but also the deepest, some 60 feet in places. This contrasts with som... Read more...

Steering Column 25.09.09

Steering Column 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Venga on the triggerKorean car manufacturer Kia is preparing to release a new small multi-purpose vehicle onto the market. Called the Venga, it will go on sale across Europe later this year.First pictures suggest it is a pretty good-looking five-door, chunky and solid with a touch of grown-u... Read more...

North Mainland Notes 25.09.09

North Mainland Notes 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

New head for UrafirthUrafirth Primary School has a new head teacher – Wilma Missendon will start work after the holidays on 26th October.She currently works as a class teacher and also supports schools in the Livingston area in developing the Curriculum for Excellence.Mrs Missendon i... Read more...

Times Past 25.09.09

Times Past 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoScalloway Notes: Work has started on the redevelopment of the paddling pool as part of Scalloway’s face life scheme and already the old protective wall has been completely removed. The wall was built in the early part of this century to prevent the sea flooding the street. In thos... Read more...

Linklines 25.09.09

Linklines 25.09.09

26/09/2009, by in Features

Shetland Bible WeekEach evening from 2nd to 6th September a meeting was held in Lerwick Methodist Church with the speaker Jonathan Lamb from the Keswick Convention.His subject was challenge and encouragement for Christians under pressure, based on his exposition of the Bible book of Revelat... Read more...