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Daily Archives: April 3, 2009

Mid Yell pupils scoop prizes in bridge contest

Mid Yell pupils scoop prizes in bridge contest

03/04/2009, by in News

By LAWRENCE TULLOCHEveryone at the Mid Yell Junior High School is cock-a-hoop be­cause pupils have scooped up the first four places in a Scotland-wide bridge building competition for S1 to S3 pupils working in pairs.Schools from Baltasound to Lockerbie and from Tarbert to Ab­erdeen took p... Read more...

Hundreds put out early as police order closure

Hundreds put out early as police order closure

03/04/2009, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORLate-night licensees able to serve alcohol until 2am have criticised a decision to force them to close an hour earlier than usual at the week­end because of the clocks changing to British summer time.Popular night spots in the town were ordered at short notice to close at 1am... Read more...

New single status offer

New single status offer

03/04/2009, by in News, Public Affairs

By JOHN ROBERTSONNearly 3,000 SIC workers have been offered pay rises and lump sums of back-pay under the revised single status proposal issued for their agreement.Letters were sent out over the weekend and the three main unions will ballot members this month. The hope is that the long-dela... Read more...

Major salmon firms win help

Major salmon firms win help

03/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONThe Scottish Government has agreed to help the big Norwegian salmon companies in Shetland following last week’s outcry when it ruled out compensation for multi-million pound losses caused by its infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) restrictions.With no money on offer, the in... Read more...