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Daily Archives: September 26, 2008

A new power station as well

A new power station as well

26/09/2008, by in News

By JOHN ROBERTSONINVESTIGATIONS are taking place into building a new power station on a site further out of Lerwick because the existing one at Gremista will struggle to meet more modern pollution standards.Scottish and Southern Energy is currently assessing a range of possible options for ... Read more...

Marts and NorthLink agree deal

Marts and NorthLink agree deal

26/09/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

By RYAN TAYLORAN AGREEMENT has been reached over livestock movements which should prevent the repeat of a fall out between NorthLink and the marts.Farmers and crofters from the North Isles trying to ship animals south after recent farm to farm sales feared the beasts could be turned away at the... Read more...

Shock as Atlantic pulls plug on isles

Shock as Atlantic pulls plug on isles

26/09/2008, by in News

HIGH prices and the global economic downturn were mainly why Faroese airline Atlantic Airways decided to pull the plug on its service to Shetland.The company had provided a link between Sumburgh Airport and London Stansted, but was forced to change its plans last week.Members of the transport pa... Read more...

Fewer patients to move hospital

Fewer patients to move hospital

26/09/2008, by in Public Affairs

PLANS to move 20 patients from Montfield to the Gilbert Bain Hospital have been amended to take account of new infection control guidelines.The guidelines say that space between beds has to be increased in order to minimise hospital acquired infections.This means that fewer beds can now be accom... Read more...

Cookery book inspires staff at Hay’s Dock cafe

Cookery book inspires staff at Hay’s Dock cafe

26/09/2008, by in News

HAY’S Dock Café Restaurant, located in the Shetland Museum and Archives, is playing an active part in the first Shetland Food Festival, showcasing dishes inspired by a Shetland cookery book held in the archives. The Shetland Cookery Book, by Margaret B Stout, is an abridged copy of Cookery for ... Read more...