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Daily Archives: August 22, 2008

CLAN appeal snowballs

CLAN appeal snowballs

22/08/2008, by in News

FUNDRAISING manager of the cancer support charity CLAN Susan Crighton and finance manager Susan Christie were in Shetland this week to lend their support to the Shetland appeal.The Shetland fundraising effort for new premises for the Aberdeen-based cancer charity is currently in its fourth week and ... Read more...

Mareel money wins approval

Mareel money wins approval

22/08/2008, by in Public Affairs

By NEIL RIDDELLSHETLAND’S proposed cinema and music venue will be built if funding from the EU is approved at the end of this month after a last-ditch attempt to derail the project failed yesterday.The SIC’s development committee appro­ved a £965,000 grant towards the project by a margin ... Read more...

Olympic flags raised to mark handover of games

Olympic flags raised to mark handover of games

22/08/2008, by in News

THEY may not be taking place until 2012, but preparations are already underway in Shetland for the London Olympics.This weekend will see two Olympic flags raised in the isles, to commemorate the handover of the games from China to the UK.A flag bearing the Olympic rings will be raised at the B... Read more...

Times Past 22.08.08

Times Past 22.08.08

22/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOA kit house and building supplies business in Renfrewshire has been strongly criticised by several local couples who complain of long delays in delivery of orders. One couple waited a year before their kit house was delivered, another couple are still waiting for new windows five mon... Read more...