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Daily Archives: November 14, 2008

History of pelagic fishing project

History of pelagic fishing project

14/11/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

A NEW fishing history project is under way at the NAFC Marine Centre with the appointment of Bobby Gear from Scalloway.Mr Gear, who graduated from the University of St Andrews this summer, will be carrying out the project on the post-war development of Shetland's pelagic fishing industry over th... Read more...

Flybe caves in on credit card fees

Flybe caves in on credit card fees

14/11/2008, by in News

By NEIL RIDDELLFLYBE and Loganair have agreed to significantly reduce credit and debit card charges for flights bet­ween Shetland and the mainland following a sustained public cam­paign led by The Shetland Times, but local politicians are now calling on the operators to make further concessions... Read more...

Eastern Airways awarded contract for Scatsta

Eastern Airways awarded contract for Scatsta

14/11/2008, by in News

BRISTOW Helicopters has awarded the interim contract for the Integrated Aviation Consortium, which transports offshore oil workers from Aberdeen to Scatsta, to Eastern Airways.The independent regional airline will run the contract from 7th February next year until June 2010, while the permanent... Read more...

Harrison gets top job

Harrison gets top job

14/11/2008, by in News

LOGANAIR has appointed David Harrison, currently the company’s finance director, as chief executive.Previously on the board of Bond Helicopters, Iomart and Inveresk before joining Loganair in October 2002, Mr Harrison will be taking up his post with immediate effect. Chairman Scott Grier said:... Read more...

Unusual house guest goes visiting in Papa

Unusual house guest goes visiting in Papa

14/11/2008, by in

A PAPA Stour resident got a surprise at the weekend when an owl flew into his porch.Oliver Tait, of Northouse, Papa Stour, saw a bird flying around his garden on Saturday morning. Thinking it was an Arctic Skua, he paid it little attention, until the bird flew towards the house and in through the ... Read more...

List grows as mortgages prove costly

List grows as mortgages prove costly

14/11/2008, by in News, Public Affairs

By RYAN TAYLORTHE CREDIT crunch is adding new pressure to the council’s housing waiting list, as people succumb to financial pressures brought about by the downturn, it was revealed this week.Head of housing Chris Medley said an increasing number of people were defaulting on their mortgages a... Read more...