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Daily Archives: August 27, 2010

Charlie charts disappearing meids

Charlie charts disappearing meids

27/08/2010, by in Fishing & Sea

A new book by Cunningsburgh-based writer Charlie Simpson charts the amazing revolution which has taken place in marine navigation over the past 60 years.The development of electronic equipment, which can now pinpoint locations precisely and effortlessly, has utterly transformed the maritime ... Read more...

Sounding Off

Sounding Off

27/08/2010, by in News

Former councillor JAMES J PATON, who now lives in North Yorkshire, fears for the future of his beloved isles with particular regard to the Conservative-Liberal coalition government, the fight against Tesco and the continued failure of the local authority. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

27/08/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoA new landmark has appeared at the Scord – an 80 foot high electricity producing windmill – the first of its kind in Britain.The windmill, erected by Mr and Mrs Arthur Williamson at Leagarth, Scalloway, has created a lot of interest and has inevitably attracted some criticism... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 27.08.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 27.08.10

27/08/2010, by in News

Shake-up overdueThe composition of Shetland Charitable Trust is in need of reform. Of that there is no doubt, and hopefully wheels will be set in motion soon to amend the trust deed to accommodate a majority of non-councillor trustees well before the next SIC elections. (more…) Read more...