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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Parents vow to take fight to Holyrood

Parents vow to take fight to Holyrood

25/06/2010, by in News, Public Affairs

Parents in the small community of Burravoe on the east side of Yell are largely resigned to having to take the fight to save their primary school from the axe to the Scottish education minister.It was one of seven school depart­ments mooted for closure in a 13-5 vote by councillors to proceed t... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 25.06.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 25.06.10

25/06/2010, by in News

One of the most striking features of J Laughton Johnston’s excellent new book on emigration from Shetland, A Kist of Emigrants, is the sheer number of people who left out of a need to make a living. Around 9,000 departed in the two decades from 1861. (more…) Read more...

Champs to hold darts event in Clickimin

Champs to hold darts event in Clickimin

25/06/2010, by in Sport

The cream of world darts players are coming to Shetland later this year to compete in the 25th anniversary tournament at Clickimin.The eight-player tournament will be staged on Saturday 11th Septem­ber and will include Phil “the power” Taylor, the 15-time world champion. (more…) Read more...