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Daily Archives: October 8, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.10.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 08.10.10

08/10/2010, by in News

We are very close now to the time of the chancellor’s spending review, when we will all learn just how painful the public spending cuts are to be. It is tempting to wonder whether all the negative rhetoric is at least partly the deployment of the oldest political trick in the book, managing expect... Read more...

Flying Fifteens are getting more popular

Flying Fifteens are getting more popular

08/10/2010, by in Sport

Since 2002 there has been a steady increase in the numbers of Flying Fifteens sailing in Shetland. Although the class is relatively new on the local scene, it is well established internationally, being a keelboat of 20 feet overall length (“Flying Fifteen” refers to the boat being 15 feet on th... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

08/10/2010, by in Features

Next to the Fraser Peterson Centre at Mossbank, something new is emerging from the soil and it’s not just grass.Alongside a long line of silage bales, and with fine views to all points of the compass, local people are growing vegetables and develop-ing gardens. The allot­ment will have more t... Read more...