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Daily Archives: October 30, 2009

Vote for the year’s best sports performers

Vote for the year’s best sports performers

30/10/2009, by in Sport

For the third year running The Shet­land Times and Shetland Recrea­tional Trust are teaming up to stage the Shetland Sports Awards, with a special ceremony and presentations in various categories.The awards, first held in 2007, are designed to recognise the achievements of the isles’ many sp... Read more...

Indoor works triumph by Malakoff side

Indoor works triumph by Malakoff side

30/10/2009, by in Sport

The Shetland Works League Foot­ball Association held the Hanson Aggregate indoor tourna­ment at the weekend. All the league’s teams entered with Wastside Ramblers stretching their resources to field two teams.Group A consisted of Malakoff, Banks, Wrultizers, Wastside Rebels B, Wast Linga Ram... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 30.10.09

Editorial: The Old Rock 30.10.09

30/10/2009, by in News

What a difference a week makes. After all the bombast and posturing last week by senior councillors and officials surrounding the ill-advised decision to refer councillor Jonathan Wills to the Standards Commission, the tone at the Town Hall on Wednesday was much more conciliatory. Amid the mountain... Read more...

Letter from Westminster 30.10.09

Letter from Westminster 30.10.09

30/10/2009, by in Features

Last Thursday night the nation was introduced to a new political hero on the BBC’s Question Time. For the first time we saw a new figure emerge onto the political stage – someone whose agenda was fresh and challenging and not bogged down in the old politics. I was won over heart and mind. I have... Read more...