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Daily Archives: February 5, 2010

SIC to retain control of fish farms

SIC to retain control of fish farms

05/02/2010, by in Fishing & Sea

Shetland Islands Council will not lose its powers of responsibility for fish farms, MSPs decided this week.The decision was made at a debate in the Scottish Parliament yesterday to finalise amendments to the Marine Bill legislation.The Bill, which was introduced in April 2009, included marin... Read more...

Stateside chance for teenage player Watt

Stateside chance for teenage player Watt

05/02/2010, by in Sport

A Shetland-born footballer has been given the opportunity of a lifetime with the offer of a football scholarship in the United States.Joe Watt, 17, who now lives in South London but lived here until he was six, has attracted interest from colleges in Ohio, West Virginia and North Carolina and is... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 05.02.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 05.02.10

05/02/2010, by in News

Will they stick at this one?Seafarers especially will know that if the eye of the master on the bridge is diverted, and a firm grip on the wheel is not maintained, the ship will have a tendency to lurch around.Perhaps it is no surprise then, in a week that saw controversial Shetland Islands... Read more...

Diverse subjects in latest <i>Life</i>

Diverse subjects in latest Life

This month’s edition of Shetland Life, in the shops today, covers topics as diverse as bannock and lichens and as usual is a mine of information and opinion.Editor Malachy Tallack writes about the recent drug seizures police have made in Shetland, arguing that “police are fighting a war they... Read more...