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Daily Archives: June 18, 2010

Workplace indiscretions

Workplace indiscretions

There are a range of complaints in the Accounts Commission portfolio that will be addressed in the forthcoming public meeting, with a variety of possible outcomes for certain officials and elected members.But many folk in Shetland have ongoing concerns relating specifically to the terms and cond... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 18.6.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 18.6.10

18/06/2010, by in News

When the first Hamefarers returned to these shores 50 years ago, they would have found little change to the isles they left in the first half of the 20th century.Of the 600-plus who make the trip this time round, for the golden centenary of the event, those who come back for the first time will ... Read more...

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

Fiddlers pay fitting tribute to Anderson

18/06/2010, by in Features

As part of the Hamefarin cele­brations, a Tammy Anderson Tribute Concert was held in the Clickimin on Wednesday evening.Featuring some of Shetland’s best known fiddlers and those who knew or were influenced by the man, the line-up included Catriona MacDonald, Shetland’s Heritage Fiddlers an... Read more...

Quilters pull together for Norse display

Quilters pull together for Norse display

18/06/2010, by in Features

Twenty women – 14 Hamefarers and six locals – joined hamefarer and quilter Ann Hill at Islesburgh on Wednesday in a class to work on quilted cushions.The women were all stitching the same design of the three Nornes, the three fates of Norse mythology which gave advice to the god Odin about ... Read more...