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Daily Archives: July 23, 2010

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.07.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 23.07.10

23/07/2010, by in News

The decision by the House of Commons energy committee to examine the question of a ban on drilling west of Shetland in light of the Gulf of Mexico disaster is welcome. The beefing up of the number of civil servants in the energy department’s Aberdeen-based safety division, announced recently by th... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

23/07/2010, by in Features

25 Years AgoSullom Quarries are helping to lay a new pipeline in the North Sea which will eventually pump an extra 80,000 barrels of oil per day to the Sullom Voe Terminal. The oil industry hopes that this should offset the effects of older supplies of oil in the North Sea “drying up”.M... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

23/07/2010, by in Features

Bell’s Brae Primary occasionally has a lot to answer for! Cameron came home from school one Friday late last year and decreed that he wanted to see the D-Day landing beaches in Normandy. This fol­lowed a school project on war.So after considerable internet research at Christmas time, we organ... Read more...