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Daily Archives: September 26, 2008

Classic car future under threat

Classic car future under threat

26/09/2008, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORA DISPUTE over the former Tod’s warehouse in Lerwick is threatening the future of Shetland’s classic car collection.The large shed in the town’s Gremista Industrial Estate has pro­vided storage for over 50 vehicles belonging to members of the Shet­land Classic Car Club fo... Read more...

Shaw and NorthLink staff to give it wellie

Shaw and NorthLink staff to give it wellie

26/09/2008, by in News

STAFF from Shaw Marketing and Design’s Shetland office are kicking off the Yellow Wellie Relay from Lerwick to Edinburgh tomorrow.The relay, which will raise vital funds for the RNLI, will involve the transportation of a yellow wellie between their two offices – a distance of around 375 miles.... Read more...

Thrills and spills in store with the Miami ride

Thrills and spills in store with the Miami ride

26/09/2008, by in News

WITH the nights drawing in and winter approaching, the ever popular Codonas funfair is returning to Shetland – with several new rides and a beefed-up food outlet.With rides and games, a bouncy castle and a catering outlet the operators believe there will be something for everyone.Back this yea... Read more...

Zambia school makes penpal appeal

Zambia school makes penpal appeal

26/09/2008, by in News

FOLLOWING the success of the recent Shetland to Zambia Gym Project, an opportunity has arisen for schools in Shetland to become involved in supporting a school in Africa.The headteacher of Nakatindi Community School in Livingstone, Zambia, Choonga Lewis, has written to Mark Wylie, who led the proj... Read more...

Bluetongue rule welcomed

Bluetongue rule welcomed

26/09/2008, by in News

NFU Scotland’s Shetland branch has welcomed the recent Scottish government decision to allow Shetland to opt for a single voluntary approach to bluetongue vaccination when the national vaccination campaign starts this winter.The branch organised a public meeting last month to discuss Scotland’... Read more...

Extension for St Ninian’s treasure

Extension for St Ninian’s treasure

26/09/2008, by in News

THE SHETLAND Museum is to celebrate housing the St Ninian’s Isle treasure for 10 days longer than expected with a day of free activities tomorrow.The treasure is now due to go back to Edinburgh on 14th October rather than the 4th as originally planned. Between 11am and 3pm treasure themed acti... Read more...