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Daily Archives: November 7, 2008

Cash for carbon project

Cash for carbon project

07/11/2008, by in

SHETLAND AMENITY Trust has been awarded £92,000 for a two-year project to reduce Shetland’s carbon footprint by between 28,000 and 50,000 tonnes.The funding, sourced from the Scottish government through the Climate Challenge Fund, will be used to appoint a full-time carbon reduction officer and... Read more...

CLAN hits amazing £80,000

CLAN hits amazing £80,000

07/11/2008, by in News

THE Shetland CLAN 1,2,3 appeal now stands at nearly £80,000 and continues to surpass the organisers’ expectations.Representatives from CLAN House in Aberdeen have been delighted with the response and are now in Shetland. They are holding an informal drop-in session at Islesburgh this afternoon ... Read more...

Promotional guide launched

Promotional guide launched

07/11/2008, by in News

By LOUISE THOMASONA PROMOTIONAL guide to Shetland was among a set of books launched at the Town Hall on Monday. Shetland Islands Today is included in a collection of four books, which also features guides to Greenland, Faroe and Iceland, created by Icelandic publisher Halldór Pállson.Laun... Read more...

Norwegian honour for J W Irvine

Norwegian honour for J W Irvine

07/11/2008, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORHIS WRITING has been a treasure to many in Shetland for almost 30 years, but now the work of veteran author James W Irvine has been officially recognised by the King of Norway.The celebrated writer was presented with the highly prestigious Saint Olav’s Medal at a ceremony in Ler... Read more...