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Daily Archives: October 3, 2008

Divided we stand over the windfarm

Divided we stand over the windfarm

03/10/2008, by in Public Affairs

VIKING Energy’s proposed windfarm, which could result in 154 turbines the height of the Great Pyramid being erected across north central Shetland, has provoked an angry response and left the community divided.As final reports are prepared on the economic and social, environmental and health impa... Read more...

Possible deal for Sullom Voe

Possible deal for Sullom Voe

03/10/2008, by in News

SULLOM Voe oil terminal could benefit from an intake of oil if tentative talks with Chevron come to fruition in future years.Shetland North councillor Alastair Cooper joined forces with general manager of ports and harbour operations Jim Dickson for discussions in Aberdeen recently with officials ... Read more...

Assurances over crofting future after reform plans

Assurances over crofting future after reform plans

03/10/2008, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORA PLEDGE for extra support for rural communities was made in the Scottish Parliament this week, when environment minister Michael Russell unveiled the government’s plans for the future of crofting.The proposals follow the release earlier this year of the inquiry report into crof... Read more...

Dead fox may have been taken to isles as a hoax

Dead fox may have been taken to isles as a hoax

03/10/2008, by in News

By NEIL RIDDELLA DEAD fox was discovered in the North Mainland this week, presumed to have been brought into Shetland by an unknown party.The fox, thought to be a young female, was found lying by the side of the road by Scatsta firefighter Ross Jamieson on Monday morning.It has been sent to t... Read more...