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Daily Archives: July 11, 2008

Tesco offers 10,000 lines at UK prices

Tesco offers 10,000 lines at UK prices

11/07/2008, by in News

By NEIL RIDDELLSUPERMARKET giant Tesco is to offer customers in Shetland 10,000 products at prices in line with its national pricing policy when its new store opens next week.The South Road store has under­gone a substantial makeover in recent weeks and is due to open its doors at 9am on Monday... Read more...

The oil is out there – help us get it

The oil is out there – help us get it

11/07/2008, by in News

By PAUL RIDDELLAN ADDITIONAL 15 billion bar­rels of oil and gas could be extracted from the North Sea and the Atlantic frontier west of Shetland than currently planned, according to the offshore industry’s umbrella body.But extracting these resources, worth an estimated £750 billion to the B... Read more...

Two top awards for eco-friendly garden

Two top awards for eco-friendly garden

11/07/2008, by in

A GARDEN containing Enviroglass recycled glass pavers has won two awards at a national exhibition.Clair Potter Designs, a small practice committed to sustainable and ecologically responsible design, teamed up with Enviroglass to enter the highly-acclaimed BBC Gardeners World Live at the NEC, Bir... Read more...

Curfews criticised in sheriff court

Curfews criticised in sheriff court

11/07/2008, by in News

A SHERIFF spoke out yesterday against moves that allow prison governors the freedom to release inmates on home detention curfews.Sheriff Graeme Napier criticised measures enacted by the Scottish Parliament to allow governors to release prisoners on curfew without recourse to the sentencing judge, ... Read more...

Bressay pitch planned

Bressay pitch planned

11/07/2008, by in Sport

By JIM TAITTHE SPORTS people of Bressay could have their first proper pitch to play on by 2010, if current plans achieve fruition.The proposed site is behind the council houses at Fullaburn, on land owned by Shetland Islands Council and the Church of Scotland. Both organisations have agreed ... Read more...

Education gets A+

Education gets A+

11/07/2008, by in Public Affairs

By RYAN TAYLORGOVERNMENT inspectors have given their backing to Shetland Islands Council’s education and psychology services in two positive reports.The HMIE published its findings this week following a series of inspections running from last December until February this year.Inspectors used... Read more...