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Daily Archives: April 10, 2009

New role to help reduce carbon emissions

New role to help reduce carbon emissions

10/04/2009, by in

Shetland Amenity Trust has appoint­ed a carbon reduction officer to implement a range of new initiatives throughout the isles.Harriet Bolt began work on 1st April and is already working to­wards her target of reducing Shet­land’s carbon emissions by at least 28,000 tonnes over the next two ... Read more...

Film showing

Film showing

Shetland Film Club will be showing The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas at the NAFC Marine Centre at 7.30pm on Thursday.Eight-year-old Bruno is the son of an officer and concentration camp commander in 1940s Germany. The family lives in a country house, and although Bruno is forbidden to go near the c... Read more...

Christine hits early season form

Christine hits early season form

10/04/2009, by in

Shetland Wheelers cyclist Christine McLean was the first woman home in both her recent events on the UK mainland.Last weekend she took part in the West Cheshire District 10-mile TT, riding a course based around the busy A483 near Chester.The frosty 1°C temperature did nothing to deter over 100 ride... Read more...

Whalsay and Delting in Highland Fuels final

Whalsay and Delting in Highland Fuels final

10/04/2009, by in Sport

Whalsay qualified for the final of the Highland Fuels Trophy, the traditional warm-up for the main outdoor Shetland football season, by beating Thistle 4-0 last week. Their opponents will be Delting, who made it through after Yell were unable to complete tonight's scheduled semi-final. Sunday's fin... Read more...

Drifters take volleyball’s league cup

Drifters take volleyball’s league cup

10/04/2009, by in Sport

LHD Drifters won vollebyall's BP Men's League Cup with a clean sweep over JBT while the BP Ladies' Plate title went to the T Rowley Junior Ladies.BP Sullom Voe“ Men's Cup Play-Off JBT 0, LHD Drifters 3 (23-25, 17-25, 17-25) In the battle for the BP Men's League Cup LHD Drifters took a quick 6-0 l... Read more...

Åland’s medals unveiled

Åland’s medals unveiled

10/04/2009, by in Sport

With under three months to go before the NatWest Island Games in Åland, the organising committee have revealed the prized medals which over 2,000 competitors will be doing battle for.The medals are different in that they are shaped like a drop of water, which the org­anisers say should make... Read more...

Frank’s secret black cat catches superb basket

Frank’s secret black cat catches superb basket

10/04/2009, by in Sport

A sure sign that spring had arrived occurred on Saturday when 14 anglers reported for duty at the Tingwall boat shed for the first Shetland Anglers Association fly bank league competition of the year.All the usual suspects were in attendance and spirits were understandably high as everyone was keen ... Read more...

Scottish silver for Bristow

Scottish silver for Bristow

10/04/2009, by in Sport

Shetland athlete and Anderson High School pupil Bobby Bristow helped the Scottish team take silver position in the weekend's schools cross country international.He had achieved a personal ambition when selected to represent his country in the annual event against England, Ireland and Wales.The rota... Read more...