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Daily Archives: October 29, 2010

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

29/10/2010, by in Features

Earlier this summer the Chancellor brought forward his emergency budget and outlined the scale of the cuts that were having to be made to public spending in order to reduce the government’s deficit, currently standing at £155 billion. That was an exercise which was like drawing the lines on a pic... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 29.10.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 29.10.10

29/10/2010, by in News

The basis on which the government decided to axe the emergency coastguard tugs, at least from the Northern Isles and the Hebrides, is so flawed that it hardly needs pointing out here in Shetland. But it clearly requires strong emphasis in Whitehall, where the understanding of our remote communities ... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

25 Years AgoOne of the un-named backers of the proposed marine service base at Basta Voe in Yell has withdrawn after its offer to buy Oilfield Seabases Ltd and their plans for the site were rejected. (more…) Read more...