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Daily Archives: March 5, 2010

MP’s alarm over future of the post

MP’s alarm over future of the post

05/03/2010, by in News

Speaking in the House of Commons, Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael yesterday warned min­isters that action must be taken to safeguard the future of the daily delivery of post at every door.He warned that the increasing number of licences issued for door-to-door delivery could result i... Read more...

Tributes paid to Ian Jamieson

Tributes paid to Ian Jamieson

05/03/2010, by in News

The man who compiled Shetland’s rolls of honour and service from 1939-1945 died at the weekend, aged 78.Ian Jamieson took on the job as researcher on behalf of the Shetland Council of Social Services (SCSS) after he retired as head teacher at the Dunrossness school.Mr Jamieson, who was we... Read more...

Isles trio race in Falkirk

Isles trio race in Falkirk

05/03/2010, by in Sport

Callendar Park, Falkirk, played host once again to the 2010 Scottish Athletics Cross Country Champion­ships with large competitor numbers proving an obvious increase in the popularity of the sport.Unfortunately there were only three Shetland athletes in attendance but with the hope that Shetlan... Read more...

Fox pushes Bonxies ahead in league

Fox pushes Bonxies ahead in league

05/03/2010, by in Sport

Bonxies stretched their lead in the indoor cricket league to eight points with a narrow win over Warriors while Stingrays beat Mighty Six. Warriors beat Lerwick.Mighty Six 78 for 4 Stingrays 79 for 1The Mighty Six batted first and made a solid start with John Gray and Dave Holliday running... Read more...