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Daily Archives: September 22, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.09.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.09.11

22/09/2011, by in News

Friday 16th September 2011 ought to be remembered in Shetland for a display of just how ill-informed and incompetent government can be. The episode succeeded in making our own benighted councillors look like masters of destiny. (more…) Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

22/09/2011, by in News

What are we going to do with education in Shetland? And the last thing I am here to discuss is either closing or keeping open schools. That debate is entirely sterile, unless we can figure out what we want out of the whole conundrum. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

22/09/2011, by in Features

Every year around this time MPs find themselves in the busy and slightly surreal environment that is the party conference.In years gone by this would mean a trip to the seaside – Brighton or Blackpoool, perhaps. This year we have been in Birmingham, a city that is the birthplace of Duran Duran... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

22/09/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe SIC has come a step nearer to breaking the deadlock in its battle with the North Isles ferry crews. It seems that despite some dissent the SIC is now determined to force a shift system on the Yell Sound ferry crews, even if this means industrial action followed by help from the ... Read more...