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Daily Archives: August 13, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 13.08.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 13.08.10

13/08/2010, by in News

We extend the hand of welcome to the SIC’s new, albeit interim, chief executive Alistair Buchan who eased himself into post at the Town Hall this week. He arrived at the start of show time when most eyes are away from council activities. That will change early next week when the Accounts Commissio... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

13/08/2010, by in News

Hughie was reassuring. “It’s a 30 per cent chance of no getting you out but it looks ok!” Tingwall on Tuesday morning for the Direct Flight into Papa Stour. I pointed hopefully to a patch of clear blue sky overhead and got a look from our captain which suggested that basing a forecast on that... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

13/08/2010, by in Uncategorized

25 Years AgoAith lifeboat was called on for a repeat rescue on Wednesday evening.A year ago coastguards called out the lifeboat to find and tow in a boat with a lone Faroese rower on board. Along with his cat, he was en route from Faroe to Denmark when bad weather off Shetland put him in di... Read more...