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Daily Archives: June 5, 2009

Halibut firm winds up owing £200,000

Halibut firm winds up owing £200,000

05/06/2009, by in Public Affairs

By NEIL RIDDELLAn experiment in growing farmed halibut in the isles by three prominent local businessmen has led to their company going out of business owing a £207,775 loan to the public purse.The Shetland Halibut Company, owned by business partners Alistair Goodlad, John Goodlad and Angu... Read more...

Marathon runners’ joy at end of line

Marathon runners’ joy at end of line

05/06/2009, by in News

By RYAN TAYLORShe hurt her knee part way through and had to walk for four miles before gaining her strength back, but Lerwick woman Denise McDougall was still “on a high” after successfully completing the Edinburgh Marathon at the weekend.The 32-year-old raised over £1,200 for Macmilla... Read more...

End of an era as Chinese moves from Hillhead

End of an era as Chinese moves from Hillhead

05/06/2009, by in News

By LOUISE THOMASONFor 31 years the Hillhead has been the mainstay of Asian cuisine in Shetland, but last week the Golden Coach moved premises.Original owners the Ma family first came to Shetland in the late 1970s after the isles were recom­mended to them by a friend. Current owner Jeffrey ... Read more...