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Daily Archives: September 1, 2011

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

01/09/2011, by in News

While I was in Tiree recently, two items were uncovered that probably had a close connection with a riot that once took place in a time of agitation and rebellion throughout much of the north of Scotland – one that had its effect not only on that island but also in more distant locations such as O... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 02.09.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 02.09.11

01/09/2011, by in News

That councillors have conflicts of interest in their dual roles as trustees of Shetland Charitable Trust and, for some, as board members of Viking Energy Ltd, no-one seems to be in any doubt. With specific reference to the proposed windfarm, the council’s head of legal said so unequivocally two ye... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

01/09/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe Sullom Voe terminal operators, BP, have been accused of using the fall in oil prices as an opportunity to indulge in scaremongering which would strengthen the terminal management’s position with the workforce. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

01/09/2011, by in Features

Parliament is just about to resume in Edinburgh and this week I was hightailing it down the Royal Mile towards the office with half a speech in my mind. I was debating whether the Scottish Parliament would have a role given the majority government. An earlier discussion with someone who had helped t... Read more...