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Daily Archives: January 23, 2010

Isles Views

Isles Views

23/01/2010, by in Features

BroadbandDespite a great demand for a service many rural areas, not only in Shetland but all over Scotland, find that broadband is poor or non-existent. Enterprise minister Jim Mather said recently: “I fully recognise the frustration felt in some rural communities where people are unable to o... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

23/01/2010, by in Features

Dancing for a good causeBack in December, Bigton dance teacher Matthew Lawrence’s pupils from Sandwick and Lerwick put on a show to raise money towards the cost of a defibrillator. The idea of raising funds to buy this lifesaving equipment had come to Matthew when he was doing a first aid co... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

23/01/2010, by in Features

Community councilThe Scalloway Community Council met on Monday this week and were treated to presentations from SIC staff Colin Gair and Graham MacDonald.Mr Gair attended representing the roads department and was there to report to the community council on a variety of current and future iss... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

23/01/2010, by in Features

Listen to a Stage InvasionRecently I had a chance to catch up with Shetland-born singer/songwriter Terry Balfour. Terry now lives in Glasgow, but still enjoys visits back to Shetland to spend time with his parents, Alan and Wilma, who live outside Brae. For the past year, he has been busy writin... Read more...