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Daily Archives: April 23, 2010

Netballers’ Scottish Cup hopes are dashed

Netballers’ Scottish Cup hopes are dashed

23/04/2010, by in Sport

The Anderson High School’s net­ball team were left devastated this week after being forced to forfeit their place in the semi-finals of the Scottish Schools Cup because they were unable to travel south to play Robert Gordon College A.The girls had high hopes of reach­ing the final this y... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

23/04/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe issue of 26th April 1985 is not included in our archive binder for the year. If anyone has in their possession a copy of that week’s paper, or knows of the whereabouts of one, we would be delighted to hear from them.50 Years AgoPart of the area where the Shetland Book... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

23/04/2010, by in Features

The 20th April every year is emblazoned on this former farmer’s heart. The world snooker champion­ship starts in Sheffield, there is invariably some kind of election campaign under way and it’s the start of lambing.I phoned home to Bressay on Tuesday to find out what the weather was like. S... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.04.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.04.10

23/04/2010, by in News

It was a week in which a major event – the eruption of a volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier – caused enormous disruption to the travelling public and displaced the general election from the front pages of the national newspapers. It is a surprise, given the vicious attacks they mounted o... Read more...