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Daily Archives: September 24, 2010

Seven questions for Chevron

Seven questions for Chevron

I don't deny that Shetlink has its uses. For example, it's a place where the ignorant, the daft and the downright nasty can vent their spleen without any editorial control (apparently) but also without causing much harm. Normally I ignore the ravings of its more eccentric contributors. However, some... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 24.09.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 24.09.10

24/09/2010, by in News

Should there be a moratorium on drilling oil and gas wells to the west of Shetland, or indeed in the North Sea? That is the question that Greenpeace has answered in the affirmative with its direct action on the Stena Carron off Bressay this week. But it will take a lot more than a stunt to convince ... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

24/09/2010, by in News

Imagine the scene. The leader staggers off stage, applause(ish) buzzing in his ears, relieved to have the speech done. Television cameras and radio booms fight with press photographers to catch a word and a snap, and the first thing he hears from his staff is not words of encouragement and cheer­fu... Read more...

TimesPast

TimesPast

24/09/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoSelective strike action by teachers will hit seven Shetland schools on Thursday. Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland have voted nine to one to withdraw their labour as part of the union’s campaign for an independent review of teachers’ pay.Fifty-five teachers are... Read more...