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Daily Archives: March 12, 2010

Helping them ride the waves in Kansas

Helping them ride the waves in Kansas

12/03/2010, by in News

Local company Shetland Composites has recently been involved in mak­ing parts of a surf ride which will be installed in Kansas.The company usually takes orders for sea and marine equipment, such as tanks for hatcheries and storage, navigation aids and other prototypes, but has just completed a ... Read more...

Frosty spell home from home for Gavin

Frosty spell home from home for Gavin

12/03/2010, by in News

The snowy conditions Shetland has experienced this winter may be out of the ordinary for the majority of islanders, but for Captain Gavin Gray from Yell it is nothing unusual.Captain Gray is operations and marine manager at the De Kastri oil terminal in Khabarovsk Kai, eastern Russia, where the ... Read more...

Chapel lit for Mirrie Dancers

Chapel lit for Mirrie Dancers

The last of 10 temporary illuminations that have made up part of the Mirrie Dancers project is now showing at the gable end of the Auld Chapel at Longfield, Dunrossness.As with the illuminations at Houss and Easthouse in Burra, this is a change from the original plan. Project co-ordinator Kathy ... Read more...

Bonhoga hosts mixed open show

Bonhoga hosts mixed open show

The next exhibition showing at Bonhoga Gallery, Weisdale, is a mixed show by the winners of the 2009 Shetland Open Art Exhibition.Shetland Arts decided to reward the winners of the open by giving them not only the £100 prizes donated by the show’s sponsors, but another £100 towards preparing... Read more...

Mixed fortunes in senior pool inter-counties

Mixed fortunes in senior pool inter-counties

12/03/2010, by in Sport

The Shetland senior pool teams had mixed success in the weekend’s inter-county matches, with the women defeating Orkney 22-14 but the men going down 45-33.Women’s matchThe 21st annual women’s inter-county was held in the Scalloway Boating Club on Friday, with six players playing two f... Read more...