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Daily Archives: October 17, 2009

Isles Views 16.10.09

Isles Views 16.10.09

17/10/2009, by in Features

Bluemull developmentInitiative at the Edge North Isles Ltd has now come to the end of its I@E status and is carrying on as from 1st October as Bluemull Development Co Ltd, with the same aims and objectives, focusing on Yell and Unst now that Fetlar Development Group has its own dedicated develo... Read more...

Views from the Scord 16.10.09

Views from the Scord 16.10.09

17/10/2009, by in Features

New recruitsThe Scalloway unit of the Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service is now at full strength after the latest intake of fire fighters recently completed their initial training in Inverness, among them the first female fire fighter to serve in Scalloway.The three new recruits,... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook 16.10.09

South Mainland Notebook 16.10.09

17/10/2009, by in Features

Bowled overIf you were living in Scotland between 1860 and 1880 it’s likely you would have owned a set of piggies. These were ceramic bowls which were used to play the parlour game which is thought to have been the origin of carpet bowls, a pastime which, by the 1890s, the churches were encou... Read more...

North Mainland Notes 16.10.09

North Mainland Notes 16.10.09

17/10/2009, by in Features

Change to Post Office hoursAlthough the hosted post office service for Hillswick, which started in the Hillswick hall in August, will continue to operate on Monday and Thursday afternoons, there has been a slight change to the opening times. Post Office services will now be available on both d... Read more...