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Posts tagged with Times Past March 2009

Times Past 27.03.09

Times Past 27.03.09

27/03/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOShetland should have stereo radio by 1986. The BBC announced this week that transmitter changes in Wick had brought stereo radio to north-east Scotland and parts of Orkney. The BBC moved their national VHF transmissions from Thrumster to Rumster Forest mast and while they did this t... Read more...

Times Past 20.03.09

Times Past 20.03.09

20/03/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe Salvation Army has refuted claims that an extension to its hall will be used as emergency accommodation for “vagrants, or the homeless”.The army has recently been granted planning permission to extend the hall in the North Road.However, Lerwick Community Council had... Read more...

Times Past 13.03.09

Times Past 13.03.09

13/03/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe adverse effect of seals on fish stocks and a call for a seal cull was debated by councillors at the development committee meeting on Monday.Mr Davy Johnston said that he would like to see a seal cull, he thought that otter and seal stocks were doing tremendous damage to fish... Read more...

Times Past 06.03.09

Times Past 06.03.09

06/03/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOA special Festival of Friendship between Shetland and Holland in 1985 has been proposed by a group of Dutch yachtsmen planning to visit the islands during the Triangle North Sea Race. Their suggestion that a day of celebrations be held on St Johnsmass Day – 24th June – has been ... Read more...