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Daily Archives: December 13, 2009

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Maree HayBorealis breeds successEarlier this year, pupils at Brae High School enjoyed great success with the student-led school magazine, Borealis. The magazine was short-listed for awards in five categories including Scottish School Magazine of the Year, in a competition run by the Perio... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Cathy FeenyTasty talk for SWRICulinary matters will be on the menu for Sandwick SWRI on Tuesday when, in a change to the planned schedule, members will be meeting to hear retired librarian and Levenwick resident John Hunter talk about all things foodie.Cooking for John is a lifelong p... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Lawrence TullochThe late James NicholsonCommunities in Yell and beyond were saddened to hear of the death last week of James Nicholson. If anyone ever had the right to be described as honest and hardworking, it was Jeemie a Breckon.He was born in Houlland, Cullivoe, in 1933 and moved ... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Mark BurgessHistory foundThe recent Who Do You Think You Are? event staged by the Burra History Group was hailed as a great success with a good number of visitors attending to exchange genealogical information. The event’s format is taken from a TV show of the same name in which celebri... Read more...