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Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

Now we know the truth

Now we know the truth

I see that our ex-pat climate change deniers, John Coutts and John Tulloch, have recently been bombarding the local press with more of their rubbish. And in particular, they have been objecting to the label "deniers" which has been applied to them. Well, gentlemen, if you continue to deny reality, t... Read more...

The Magnificent Nine

The Magnificent Nine

Over the past year through these columns some readers have slated councillors for not having the ability to make decisions which will benefit Shetland and its population. Then one day nine brave and true councillors stand up and make a decision which is going to guarantee Shetland has a prosperous f... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 17.12.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 17.12.10

17/12/2010, by in News

Shetland’s coastguard station was a government announcement away from being shut this week. Not because it is no longer of critical importance for the safety of vessels in waters around the islands or of strategic significance because of its geography; no, the government had not even considered th... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

17/12/2010, by in Features

You wouldn’t believe the size of the pile of Amazon and Play.com boxes in the Lerwick Post Office. Actually you would. I guess it’s a sign of the retail times, and some reflection on wintry weather that so many Christmas presents are bought online. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

17/12/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoPurse net skippers rebelled this week against regulations which stop them landing herring and mackerel to be made into fishmeal. And at least two of them got away with it. (more…) Read more...