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Daily Archives: April 9, 2010

Higher prices on offer for local fleece

Higher prices on offer for local fleece

09/04/2010, by in News

The company that handles most of the Shetland wool produced in the isles is to offer crofters and farmers greatly increased prices in a bid to boost production.Prices to be offered this year will show the highest increase for 40 years, according to J & S Shetland Wool Brokers managing direct... Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 09.04.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 09.04.10

09/04/2010, by in News

And we’re off. If you believe the Electoral Reform Society, the Orkney and Shetland seat now up for grabs in the general election is one of 36 in Scotland that falls into the category of foregone conclusion. Such gloomy certainty is probably not unreasonable – we do indeed require a new electora... Read more...