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Daily Archives: December 24, 2009

Miller interdict

Miller interdict

24/12/2009, by in News

Lerwick councillor and Judane adviser Caroline Miller is seeking a gagging order against fellow SIC member Gary Robinson and local news organisation Shetland News.Lawyers acting on behalf of Mrs Miller have written to the two parties indicating that they are intending to seek an interim interdic... Read more...

Restoration work signals a new era for St Magnus

Restoration work signals a new era for St Magnus

24/12/2009, by in News

Essential repairs and conservation work at St Magnus Church in Lerwick, which will restore the building to its 19th century dec­oration, are progressing well and expected to be completed in February.The works are extensive and include the complete stripping and painting of all the pitched roof... Read more...

Spanish cast-iron baths coming to Unst

Spanish cast-iron baths coming to Unst

24/12/2009, by in News

Two new cast iron baths all the way from Spain are among the recent acquisitions for Belmont House in Unst, a meeting of Shetland Amenity Trust heard last week.The old-style baths were sourced from Spain and imported via North­ern Ireland at a cost of around £400 each, according to trust proj... Read more...