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Daily Archives: October 2, 2009

First new tug expected in March

First new tug expected in March

02/10/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Work on the two new tugs for Sullom Voe is progressing well and the vessels will be delivered on time and on budget, a meeting of the harbour board heard today.The first of the replacement tugs is due in March 2010, and although this is a month later than originally expected, SIC ports and harbo... Read more...

Islanders display support for troops

Islanders display support for troops

02/10/2009, by in News

Shetlanders have shown over­whelm­ing support for a campaign in aid of troops serving in Afghanistan.Over 200 gift parcels have been sent from the isles since a drive was launched by charity Support Our Soldiers last month.The figure is particularly impres­sive – not least because the q... Read more...

Edwin stands down from aid trust

Edwin stands down from aid trust

02/10/2009, by in News

The man credited with being the driving force behind Shetland Aid Trust has stood down from the organisation after 17 years at the forefront of aid distribution.Edwin Moar has been involved with the charity since it sent its first two artic trucks laden with aid to Albania in 1992.Since then... Read more...