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Posts tagged with Times Past February 2009

Times Past 27.02.09

Times Past 27.02.09

27/02/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe experimental traffic ban for Commercial Street was approved by Wednesday’s meeting of the full council. Only one change to the plan was made for making Commercial Street into a pedestrian precinct – cars will continue to park at an angle below Fort Charlotte instead of parkin... Read more...

Times Past 20.02.09

Times Past 20.02.09

20/02/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOA petition has been sent to the Church of Scotland trustees in Edinburgh protesting about the sale of the Bressay Manse. The petition was signed by 151 people in Bressay who are either members or adherents to the church.The manse was built in the early 1950s and was provided lar... Read more...

Times Past 13.02.09

Times Past 13.02.09

13/02/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOA £15,000 experimental computer monitoring system is to be set up at Althing Seafood factory with the help of the Shetland Islands Council.A recent council delegation to Faroe was impressed by the computer systems being operated at their fish factories and the research and developm... Read more...

Times Past 06.02.09

Times Past 06.02.09

06/02/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe SIC’s general services committee has recommended that the council support Orkney Islands Council in their campaign against government proposals to dump radioactive waste in bore holes in the Stormy Bank Basin off Orkney.There was some dispute between councillors over what was ... Read more...