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Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 04.11.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 04.11.11

04/11/2011, by in News

Shetland Islands Council’s so-called “have your say” tour of the isles, giving folk the chance to put forward new cash-saving suggestions as the authority prepares for serious cutbacks, is in principle a good idea. (more…) Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

04/11/2011, by in News

He used to alarm me in the morning. I’d see him stride from his home to the post office as the sun rose late in winter, swiping the air with his walking stick and cursing all and sundry that lay around him. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

04/11/2011, by in Features

25 Years AgoThe receiver appointed at Reawick Lamb has held out hope for crofters and farmers who have been left with no realistic market for their lambs following the closure of the slaughterhouse. (more…) Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

04/11/2011, by in Features

One of the best things about being an MP is that after ten-and-a-half years it can still produce fresh chal­lenges. As I settled into my seat around the Question Time table in Glasgow next to David Dimbleby I did find myself wondering whether this was a challenge that I had been wise to undertake. ... Read more...