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Daily Archives: January 22, 2010

Hamefarin budget rise approved

Hamefarin budget rise approved

1 comment, 22/01/2010, by in News

Councillors have agreed to increase the budget for this year’s Hamefarin by more than 50 per cent as preparations for the event, which is expected to attract up to 500 people back to the isles in June, continue to progress.Members of the SIC’s development committee unanimously agreed to rais... Read more...

Trio chosen to be honorary sheriffs

Trio chosen to be honorary sheriffs

22/01/2010, by in News

A Lerwick solicitor is following in his father’s footsteps by becoming an honorary sheriff.Eric Peterson, of Tait and Peter­son, is being installed along with retired police chief inspector Mal­colm Bell and former director of the council’s marine operations, Captain George Sutherland, at ... Read more...

Olympia triumph for Arianne and her Uriebell

Olympia triumph for Arianne and her Uriebell

22/01/2010, by in Sport

Whalsay horse rider Arianne Fraser and Clothie Uriebell recently returned from competing at the London International Horse Show at Olympia. A very busy week of racing culminated in a win in the final race on the Monday evening.Competition was fierce with the pair achieving several good results d... Read more...