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Daily Archives: May 21, 2010

An invite: name the special Hamefarin galley

An invite: name the special Hamefarin galley

21/05/2010, by in News

One of the highlights of the Hamefarin, and a memorable end to the celebrations, will be the Viking parade to be held immediately after the Final Fling concert. Four hundred guizers will parade in a torch-lit procession round Clickimin Loch before burning a specially-adapted galley on the water. (mo... Read more...

Lifetime achievement award for Gibson

Lifetime achievement award for Gibson

21/05/2010, by in News

Local architect Richard Gibson has been presented with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement award, the highest accolade within Scottish architecture.The award was made by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland at its annual convention in Stirling last week. (more…) Read more...

Moar aims true to set new ABT record

Moar aims true to set new ABT record

21/05/2010, by in Sport

Shooter Alan Moar set a new isles record for the automatic ball trap (ABT) as Shetland Clay Target Club held three selection shoots at the weekend.The first event on Saturday morning was the second Universal Trench qualifier for the 2011 NatWest Island Games.The shoot had an entry of eight a... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

21/05/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoMouthpiece – hello again and welcome to Shetland’s International Youth Year column.Anyone who read last month’s Mouthpiece may have noted that the career’s officer came in for certain criticism concerning YTS schemes in Shetland. I should now state that whilst the career... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

21/05/2010, by in Features

I have a terrible admission. Saturday was a day off so I went with half of the Highlands and Islands to Hamp­den. The Scottish Cup Final, for those not of a footballing fraternity, was played between Dundee United and Ross County.Being an occasion where light refreshment was in order, the party... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 21.05.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 21.05.10

21/05/2010, by in News

Congratulations to Gary Robinson, who has not only been cleared of wrongdoing by the Standards Commission but told that he upheld his duty as a councillor when he asked questions about money paid to creditors of the knitwear firm Judane through an account held by councillor Caroline Miller. Mrs Mill... Read more...