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Daily Archives: November 14, 2009

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

14/11/2009, by in Features

High seas for TommyTrondra man Tommy Isbister witnessed an ominous and bizarre natural event on Saturday afternoon as he went about his business on his croft in Trondra.On what was a fine autumnal day with only a light breeze and relatively moderate seas off the west side of Shetland, he fo... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

14/11/2009, by in Features

Future jarls electedAt South Mainland Up-Helly-A's recent mass meeting and annual general meeting, Dale Smith from Sandwick was elected jarl for 2013 and Keith Lobban from Gulberwick for 2014."I'm delighted and looking forward to participating," said Dale, who is currently the festival comm... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

14/11/2009, by in Features

Urafirth bookwormsDuring the October holidays the library at Urafirth Primary School benefited from a major overhaul.New head teacher Wilma Missenden explained: “A group of lovely ladies came in and revamped the entire area. They were Kathleen Tait (Brae library), Morag Nicolson (childre... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

14/11/2009, by in Features

Tall ships to visit YellHopes are high for a dramatic sight in Yell in July the year after next. Cullivoe has been chosen as one of the guest harbours that will welcome the fleet to Shetland in 2011 during the Cruise in Company leg of the Tall Ships Race.Barry Nisbet has been nominated as l... Read more...