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Daily Archives: December 4, 2009

Sandwick debaters in second round

Sandwick debaters in second round

04/12/2009, by in News

Sandwick School won through to the second round of the Donald Dewar Memorial Debate held in Inverness Royal Academy last Thursday. The debating duo of Saibh Finlayson and Ceidiog Saxelby were one of the teams to emerge victorious in the first round of the competition. Together with pupils from Go... Read more...

Young artist campaign

Young artist campaign

04/12/2009, by in Arts & Entertainment

Shetland Young Promoters Group has launched a Young Artist Cam­paign in an appeal to young musicians, bands and DJs to make them­selves known on the music scene. The group, a joint initiative between Shetland Youth Services and Shetland Arts, formed late last year and consists of 12 people betw... Read more...

Bonnie Isle rural racks up 70 years

Bonnie Isle rural racks up 70 years

04/12/2009, by in News

In 1939 a small group of Whalsay women set up a branch of the Scottish Women’s Rural Institute on the island. Twenty-seven women attended the first meeting and the first order of business was to set up a committee and decide when and how frequently they would meet up. A young Maggie Leask attended... Read more...