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Daily Archives: July 30, 2010

Tesco holds talks on fuel pump site

Tesco holds talks on fuel pump site

2 comments, 30/07/2010, by in News

Tesco hopes to open fuel pumps in Lerwick if it can find a suitable site. Manager of the local branch Paul Clelland confirmed the move, revealing that the company was in talks with Shetland Islands Council to try to pinpoint a possible location because there is not enough room on the supermarket sit... Read more...

A great weekend on land and sea

A great weekend on land and sea

30/07/2010, by in Sport

Reawick and District Boating Club’s 78th Regatta got off to a good start last Thursday night with the eela competition. As the boats set off to fish the sun was still shining, and the fish seemed to be patchy and quite sparse with some very light baskets weighing in.(more…) Read more...

Good sailing order of day at Baltasound

Good sailing order of day at Baltasound

30/07/2010, by in Sport

Among all the festivities in Unst, the Baltasound regatta was sailed last Saturday in a strong force 5-6 southerly wind. A course within the voe involved tacking from pier to Ordale and from Hamar to Skeotaing three times around the figure of eight course. (more…) Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 30.07.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 30.07.10

30/07/2010, by in News

The actions of Faroe and Iceland in increasing their mackerel quotas is, as has been widely pointed out, utterly irresponsible. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has warned that it is likely, within the next two years, to have the effect of rendering a species the fishing of which is currently ... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

30/07/2010, by in Features

The House of Commons witnessed a small piece of history last week when Nick Clegg stood at the des­patch box in the chamber and ans­wered questions at Prime Minister’s Question Time. David Cameron was in the United States so Nick was standing in for the half hour in the weekly bear pit that is P... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

30/07/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoFour Norwegians intent on re-living Viking times arrived in Lerwick harbour on Monday in their two small longships. They have almost completed a voyage round Britain without the aid of compasses or charts, radars, radios or any other modern equipment – just as the Vikings would ha... Read more...