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Daily Archives: June 3, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.06.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 03.06.11

03/06/2011, by in News

No-one who has had to confront Scottish government policy on school closures is likely to be anything other than pleased by the education minister’s announcement of a moratorium and review this week. The legislation is a mess and when legislation is ambiguous wildly differing interpretations are m... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

03/06/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe arrival of 31,000 yearling salmon parr on Fetlar on Sunday marked the beginning of a new era in the island’s history. The salmon farming project is an ambitious attempt to diversify the economy of Fetlar, presently heavily dependent on agriculture. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

03/06/2011, by in Features

The Palace of Westminster went into lockdown last week in honour of the visit of President Obama who was to address both Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall.My office, which is quite close to Westminster Hall, had to be vacated and locked two hours before the address.I confess that I ... Read more...