23rd September 2018
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Posts tagged with Times Past December 2008

Times Past 24.12.08

Times Past 24.12.08

24/12/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOWhile most of us are looking back over the year and pondering what 1984 may hold for us the Shetland Hamefarin Committee is looking further ahead to May 1985.The first Hamefarin was held in 1960 and plans for the second Hamefarin are well under way and a provisional list of events ha... Read more...

Times Past 19.12.08

Times Past 19.12.08

19/12/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe way should now be clear for a housing scheme which will provide accommodation for nearly 30 single people and 10 sheltered houses.Hjatland Housing Association have a site earmarked at Holmsgarth in Lerwick which will provide accommodation for 28 single sharing tenants, two self-... Read more...

Times Past 12.12.08

Times Past 12.12.08

12/12/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOTHE EEC’s Common Fisheries Policy “has gone sour”, Orkney and Shetland MP Jim Wallace told the House of Commons last week during a debate on the CFP.Although generally welcomed when agreed in January, Mr Wallace said the fisherman’s association in Orkney and Shetland had exp... Read more...

Times Past 05.12.08

Times Past 05.12.08

05/12/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOPlans by a group of Lerwick youngsters to raise money for a youth centre in the town are being considered by the Shetland Association of Youth Clubs.The building at 7 Commercial Road, which is owned by the SAYC, is in a state of disrepair and is not being used by the association. Th... Read more...