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Daily Archives: January 30, 2009

Young mechanic named college’s best

Young mechanic named college’s best

30/01/2009, by in News

Train Shetland apprentice Vincent Tonner has been named as Inverness College’s motor vehicle apprentice of the year.The SVQ Level 3 apprentice from Yell was presented with his award, along with a toolbox worth £250 provided by Macgregor’s Industrial Supplies, at a recent ceremony at the colle... Read more...

Witness appeal after assault

Witness appeal after assault

30/01/2009, by in News

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged early morning assault on a 24-year-old woman which caused an area next to the Co-op super­market in Lerwick to be cor­doned off by police on Wednes­day.The incident is said to have happened between 5am and 8am near a bus stop close to the Holmsga... Read more...

Feisty debate likely over arts

Feisty debate likely over arts

30/01/2009, by in News

By NEIL RIDDELLA heated debate is guaranteed tomorrow evening as the Althing Social Group examines whether too much money is spent on the arts in Shetland.The motion will be proposed by avidly anti-Mareel councillor Jonathan Wills and Althing regular Gordon Dargie, while Shetland Arts chairman ... Read more...

Allotment plans to go before council

Allotment plans to go before council

30/01/2009, by in News

Councillors will next week be asked to approve in principle the leasing of sites in Mossbank and Sandwick to the Shetland Allotment Association for a “peppercorn rent” following “considerable” public interest in the scheme.In a report due to go before the SIC’s infrastructure committee o... Read more...