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Daily Archives: August 20, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 20.08.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 20.08.10

20/08/2010, by in News

While much of the Accounts Commission findings following its hearing on Shetland Islands Council is unfortunately written in lawyer-speak, when you extracate the main thrust from the jargon the council comes in for some heavy criticism. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

20/08/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe cost of living in rural Shetland is the highest in Scotland. But Lerwegians have a slightly better time of it. These were the two conclusions from this year’s Rural Scotland Price Survey published by Mackay Consultants for the Highlands and Islands Development Board. (more&hel... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

20/08/2010, by in Features

For anyone who cares about Shet­land the Accounts Commission report into the events of the last year in the Town Hall could not make happy reading. Its contents will doubtless be well reported elsewhere in these pages so I do not intend to rehearse them here beyond saying that there was not much in... Read more...