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Daily Archives: April 15, 2011

<i>Swan</i> wins flagship award

Swan wins flagship award

The restored herring drifter Swan as been awarded the National Historic Ships' flagship award for this year which carries a prize of £1,000.In reaching their decision the adjudicating panel was impressed by the boat's "extensive sailing and visiting programme for 2011" and were "particularl... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 15.04.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 15.04.11

15/04/2011, by in News

In September last year, when Shetland Charitable Trust voted to seek the opinion of senior legal counsel on whether it needed to reform to comply with the demands of the charity regulator OSCR, this column observed that it would only delay the inevitable, not through any great prescience but because... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

15/04/2011, by in Features

Knocking on doors for the Scottish election, the subject of the coalition at Westminster is one which crops up quite a bit. Despite what you read in the national papers (and even some local ones) the comment was mostly balanced – a few enthusiastic and a few negative. (more…) Read more...