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Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Times Past

Times Past

22/04/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoShetland Islands Council has turned down a planning application – from Shetland Islands Council!The proposal to carry out earthworks next to the Clickimin sports ground in North Lochside, Lerwick, was thrown out after fears were expressed that the site might become a dump. (mo... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 22.04.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 22.04.11

22/04/2011, by in News

It was heartening that councillors on the planning board this week approved plans by a man who was born and brought up in Walls before leaving Shetland to do well in the oil industry. He wants to “put something back” by renovating a derelict croft in Linga and renting it out as high-class, eco-f... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

22/04/2011, by in Features

Sad news reached me last week from the other side of the Atlantic when I learned of the death of my friend Virginia Davis.Virginia was the mother of Troy Davis, a man who is currently on death row in Georgia, USA, having been convicted of killing a police officer in 1989. (more…) Read more...