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Posts tagged with Lerwick Up Helly A

Civic and family pride for Othere Fra

Civic and family pride for Othere Fra

30/01/2009, by in Features

Betty, the Jarl’s mam, has got style, stepping from the Town Hall into a waiting two-seater sports car. The only thing missing was the red carpet, but I think she was walking on air anyway. She had just watched her three sons and a grandson parade before Shetland’s great and good with the 2009 J... Read more...

Three hopefuls ready to be jarls

Three hopefuls ready to be jarls

31/10/2008, by in News

By JIM TAITTHREE new members were elected to the Lerwick Up-Helly-A’ Com­mittee at the first mass meeting of guizers on Tuesday.Lerwick harbourmaster Calum Grains, from Whiteness, was joined by town men Richard Moar, who works for BP at Sullom Voe, and Lynden Nicolson, who is employed b... Read more...