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Daily Archives: December 24, 2008

Mareel price tag forces rethink

Mareel price tag forces rethink

24/12/2008, by in Public Affairs

RECENT delays in the building of the cinema and music venue Mareel have been caused by the tender coming in substantially over the £12.2 million budget allocated for the project.Although Shetland Arts director Gwilym Gibbons said he could not discuss exact figures, he admitted this week that par... Read more...

Calls for ‘adequate fire cover’

Calls for ‘adequate fire cover’

24/12/2008, by in News

THREE chalets were destroyed in a fire at Leraback, Foula last week.A call was made to the fire and rescue services at 5.19pm on Thursday after one of the chalets went on fire but the two retained fire fighters in the isle were considered too few to tackle the blaze. They were instructed not to a... Read more...

CLAN effort defies economic downturn

CLAN effort defies economic downturn

24/12/2008, by in News

ORGANISERS of the CLAN 1,2,3 appeal will be celebrating the festive period with the news that funds raised for a new cancer centre in Aberdeen were inching towards the £150,000 mark as The Shetland Times went to press this week.The total raised in Shetland had yesterday reached more than £144,00... Read more...