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Posts tagged with Times Past September 2008

Times Past 26.09.08

Times Past 26.09.08

26/09/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOThe Civil Aviation Authority is to halve the oil-related passenger load supplement at Sumburgh airport from the middle of October for six months. The reduction is from £26 to £13.The announcement was made four days before a motion by Councillor Jim Irvine was to be debated by the ... Read more...

Times Past 19.09.08

Times Past 19.09.08

19/09/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOParts of the proposed new £4½ million Gilbert Bain Hospital could be left empty and unused when the hospital is completed.Government spending restrictions could mean that there is not enough money to run the whole hospital, the local branch of the health workers union, COHSE, has ... Read more...

Times Past 05.09.08

Times Past 05.09.08

05/09/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOWork is under way putting temporary supports in 80 Shetland council houses in case there is “a hundred year gale” this winter which could seriously damage the houses.The 80 “temporary” Cruden houses were built 35 years ago of steel frames covered with two inch concrete skin.... Read more...