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Daily Archives: January 15, 2010

Judane latest

Judane latest

1 comment, 15/01/2010, by in News

The council is trying to justify the writing off of more than £400,000 of money owed by former knitwear firm Judane by saying that a "significant proportion" was compound penalty interest built up in the last six years, according to a leaked document.In a circular to councillors from head of ec... Read more...

Budge and Doull wait

Budge and Doull wait

15/01/2010, by in News

The Standards Commission is still carrying out an investigation into an anonymous complaint against two SIC councillors who took part in a debate about funding the Shetland Livestock Marketing Group (SLMG) one year ago.South Mainland member Jim Budge and North Mainland coun­cillor Addie Doull w... Read more...

Tesco offers card recycling

Tesco offers card recycling

15/01/2010, by in

Tesco’s Lerwick branch is forging its own environmental path following a decision by management on the mainland to pull out of a Christmas card recycling scheme. The initiative was taken after it emerged Shetland faced being left in the lurch.A deal between Tesco and environmental charity the ... Read more...

More sixareen access

More sixareen access

15/01/2010, by in Fishing & Sea

Shetland Museum and Archives is to join forces with the Dim Riv Committee to enable greater use of the museum’s sixareen.At a meeting of Shetland Am­enity Trust this week, museum curator Ian Tait said that previously, staffing issues had prevented the boats being used as part of the museum... Read more...

Aly fiddles for Brough Lodge

Aly fiddles for Brough Lodge

Shetland fiddler Aly Bain and his long-time accordion sidekick Phil Cunningham are to perform in Glasgow in aid of the restoration of the Brough Lodge in Fetlar.In the latest part of the Brough Lodge Trust’s ambitious plans to save the early 19th century mansion, the pair will play at a specia... Read more...