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Daily Archives: January 16, 2010

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

16/01/2010, by in Features

Sandwick pigsFolk who have noticed the two very pink pigs who recently arrived in Sandwick might be interested to hear about their origins.They belong to John Flaws who lives in Swinister. His father kept pigs, so John got used to having them around while he was growing up and he had been t... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

16/01/2010, by in Features

School futureThe future of education provision for Scalloway and the school’s wider catchment area now hangs in the balance, with the threat of closure of the school’s secondary department being one of only two viable options presented to parents by the education department of the SIC for t... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

16/01/2010, by in Features

Up-Helly-A’sIn Yell and Unst January and February is a time of frantic activity preparing for the three Up-Helly-A’s held annually in the North Isles.The first of them is Uyeasound on 12th February. Uyeasound has a very long and proud tradition of Up-Helly-A’ back to 1911, making it s... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

16/01/2010, by in Features

Reestit mutton on the menuNext Sunday there’s a chance for folk to partake of some traditional Shetland fare when the Sullom hall invites everyone to a winter lunch.The event is based on the Sunday teas concept, but with a warming feed of tattie soup, reestit mutton and bannocks as well ... Read more...