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Daily Archives: December 4, 2011

So whose oil is it anyway?

So whose oil is it anyway?

Council convener Sandy Cluness says the opportunity for more local control should be grasped. In a couple of years or so we will have a fundamental choice to make: whether to restore Scotland’s independence after 300 years, or to remain part of the United Kingdom. (more…) Read more...

Off the record

Off the record

by Clive Munro "So, Clive, what's your Top 10 albums of all time ?" No-one's asked me that in a long time but when Tom asked me about doing a music column for Shetland Life I remembered that he had run a feature in The Shetland Times back in the late 80s in which (relatively) well known Shetlander... Read more...

Past Times: Highlights of 1961

Past Times: Highlights of 1961

From The Shetland Times, Friday 29th December 1961 Shetland Chamber of Commerce considered the time ripe for the re-opening of the question of protecting the name "Shetland" in connection with the local woollen industry, and offered S.W.I.A Ltd. all support towards that end. The latter organisation... Read more...