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Daily Archives: October 31, 2008

Anger as ferry jobs go south

Anger as ferry jobs go south

31/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

By NEIL RIDDELLFOUR jobs look set to go at NorthLink’s Lerwick office after the company decided to close its finance operation in the isles.A company spokesman confirmed the posts would go sometime early in the New Year and the work would be transferred to the offices of NorthLink’s parent ... Read more...

Three hopefuls ready to be jarls

Three hopefuls ready to be jarls

31/10/2008, by in News

By JIM TAITTHREE new members were elected to the Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ Com­mittee at the first mass meeting of guizers on Tuesday.Lerwick harbourmaster Calum Grains, from Whiteness, was joined by town men Richard Moar, who works for BP at Sullom Voe, and Lynden Nicolson, who is employed b... Read more...

MP keeps up the pressure on Flybe

MP keeps up the pressure on Flybe

31/10/2008, by in News

NORTHERN Isles MP Alistair Carmichael has tabled an early day motion at West­minster calling on Flybe to “drastically” reduce its credit and debit card charges.The budget airline has come under increasing pressure to reverse its introduction of the charges and scores of people have already si... Read more...