28th April 2015
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Airport security strikes to begin today
0 comments, 07/04/2015, by in Headlines, News

Two days of industrial action by security staff at Sumburgh Airport get under way today following a breakdown in talks between management and union representatives.The Prospect union has blamed suits at HIAL for dragging their heels in reaching an agreement that could bring an end to the dispute... Read more...

Airport strike to go ahead
0 comments, 04/04/2015, by in Headlines, News

Airport security staff will stage a 48 hour strike next week after last minute talks aimed at averting a walk out broke down.The failure in negotiations means members of the Prospect Union will commence with two days of industrial action on Tuesday.It follows a recent 87 per cent vote in fav... Read more...

Musicians to entertain folk in care
0 comments, 03/04/2015, by in News

People in care settings can look forward to a springtime treat when a group of professional music-lovers come to visit.The musicians will take their live show to 10 venues throughout the isles and hope audience members will join in.The tour, arranged by the charity Music in Hospitals, is des... Read more...

Monty’s Bistro is on the market
0 comments, 03/04/2015, by in News

Monty’s Bistro has shut it doors and the business is up for sale.Raymond Smith has run the restaurant for the last 19 years but the owner and chef is seeking a new challenge. All members of staff have moved on to jobs elsewhere.Mr Smith said: "I think after 19 years of doing this ... you ... Read more...