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Isles Views

Isles Views

19/03/2010, by in Features

Naming ceremonyThe well boat Martin Saele was recently renamed Norholm by Marianne Clark of Burravoe, Yell, who, with her husband, Gibby Clark, is co-owner.After saying the words “I name this ship Norholm. God bless her and all who sail in her”, the customary bottle of champagne was bro... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

12/03/2010, by in Features

Basketmaking workshopFor anyone with an interest in basketmaking there is a great opportunity to improve knowledge and skills at a workshop to be held in the Sellafirth Hall on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st March from 10am until 5pm each day. The classes will be run by Lois Walpole and Jeanette... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

05/03/2010, by in Features

Mid Yell bypassThe new road that was intended to ease traffic congestion entering and leaving Mid Yell on the north side continues to cause concern and dissatisfaction. Yell Community Council has discussed the bypass on a number of occasions and members point out that they are being not wise af... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

26/02/2010, by in Features

By-electionsYell Community Council is short of two members. George Nisbet from Mid Yell resigned last year because he found it very difficult to attend meetings on a regular basis. I resigned too because of our move to North Roe.Community councils are the most grass roots of all elected rep... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

19/02/2010, by in Features

Email updateThe SIC community work office and Shetland Recreational Trust have teamed up to offer folk in the North Isles a new tailored email service. Anyone can now receive the community newsletter and/or updates from the local leisure centre via email.This will help the staff in those of... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

12/02/2010, by in Features

Community skipsYell Community Council is seeking to highlight the misuse of community skips which occurs in some areas.This problem exists throughout the North Isles and, no doubt, in Shetland as a whole, and it is making a plea to everyone to use skips in way that they are intended to be u... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

06/02/2010, by in Features

Extra ferry informationShetland Islands Council’s ferry department will soon be able to offer ferry users the service of receiving a text message or an e-mail when there is a change to the current timetabled service.Ferry services resources manager Colin Manson said the new service will c... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

29/01/2010, by in Features

Burravoe developmentBurravoe and District Development Group has been given planning permission for a multi-purpose building and adjoining allotments. Group member Elspeth Clark says that this has been the culmination of three years of hard work by the committee.The group initially carried ou... Read more...

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Isles Views

23/01/2010, by in Features

BroadbandDespite a great demand for a service many rural areas, not only in Shetland but all over Scotland, find that broadband is poor or non-existent. Enterprise minister Jim Mather said recently: “I fully recognise the frustration felt in some rural communities where people are unable to o... Read more...

Isles Views

Isles Views

16/01/2010, by in Features

Up-Helly-A’sIn Yell and Unst January and February is a time of frantic activity preparing for the three Up-Helly-A’s held annually in the North Isles.The first of them is Uyeasound on 12th February. Uyeasound has a very long and proud tradition of Up-Helly-A’ back to 1911, making it s... Read more...