22nd September 2018
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Posts tagged with Times Past November 2008

Times Past 28.11.08

Times Past 28.11.08

28/11/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOBristows Helicopters yesterday took over the search and rescue contract based at Sumburgh. The contract has always been held by British Airways Helicopters since 1971. At first it was run from Aberdeen, but in 1980 it was shifted to Sumburgh.The new search and rescue helicopter which... Read more...

Times Past 21.11.08

Times Past 21.11.08

21/11/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe first year class at the Anderson High School is full up and no more can be accepted into the class unless someone leaves.A recent judgment by the Sheriff of Grampian, Highland and Islands, upheld the decision of the education authority to turn down a request by a parent living o... Read more...

Times Past 14.11.08

Times Past 14.11.08

14/11/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOBOOKINGS are now being taken for the Lerwick Harbour Trust’s new Shetland Hotel which opens in March next year. Secretary of State for Scotland George Younger will be performing the opening ceremony.Names for the hotels suites were agreed at the Harbour Trust’s meeting on Tuesd... Read more...

Times Past 07.11.08

Times Past 07.11.08

07/11/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOWomen from the Greenham Common peace camp have started a fund-raising campaign to buy the island of Vaila, which has been up for sale for the last three years.Earlier this year, three women from the peace camp came to Shetland to give a series of talks about their life at the camp a... Read more...