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North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

01/01/2010, by in Features

North Roe Carol and Nativity Service On the Sunday before Christmas, despite the snowy weather, a good-sized congregation gathered in the North Roe Methodist Kirk to join in the carol service and nativity play. This year the nativity featured Michael Mouse, a story about a peerie mouse, played... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

25/12/2009, by in Features

Successful pantomime at Ollaberry school Ollaberry School bairns in Primaries 1-7 performed their panto, Hansel and Gretel, last Tuesday to an appreciative audience at the Ollaberry Hall. The cast included six peerie trows, Len Hur (a hero), twins Hansel and Gretel, their sensible sister Freda, ... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Maree Hay Borealis breeds success Earlier this year, pupils at Brae High School enjoyed great success with the student-led school magazine, Borealis. The magazine was short-listed for awards in five categories including Scottish School Magazine of the Year, in a competition run by the Perio... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

05/12/2009, by in Features

Sisters launch community shop “Excited, exhausted and emotional.” This described how I was feeling last Thursday when the Hillswick Shop re-opened after the community buy-out in July this year. As project officer for the Northmavine Community Development Company (NCDC), I’d played a small... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

28/11/2009, by in Features

Stories of Papa Stour If there was ever a time when our secondary English class at Brae was a peerie bit bored of hearing about punctuation, nouns, verbs and sentence structure from our beloved teacher George P S Peterson, someone would slip a question about Papa Stour into the con... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

21/11/2009, by in Features

Parent council The Mossbank Primary School Parent Council would like to see as many parents as possible at an open evening on Wednesday at 7pm in order for folk to find more out about the new Curriculum for Excellence. Curriculum for Excellence aims to transform in education in Scotland by pr... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

14/11/2009, by in Features

Urafirth bookworms During the October holidays the library at Urafirth Primary School benefited from a major overhaul. New head teacher Wilma Missenden explained: “A group of lovely ladies came in and revamped the entire area. They were Kathleen Tait (Brae library), Morag Nicolson (childre... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

07/11/2009, by in Features

Successful social The harvest social in North Roe on Monday proved to be a really well attended and successful evening. Magnie Ratter introduced a wide and varied programme that included a range of beautiful songs from the Burra and Trondra choir, the Northmavine choir and Bethany Dunk of Sandvo... Read more...

North Mainland Notes

North Mainland Notes

30/10/2009, by in Features

Art from the kitchen cupboard Until a recent conversation with Sarah Hoseason of Yell, I was oblivious to the fact that it was possible to create artwork using many mundane items that can be found in kitchen cupboards. Sarah has recently spent time running textile and art workshops in Yell in ... Read more...

North Mainland Notes 23.10.09

North Mainland Notes 23.10.09

24/10/2009, by in Features

Extension of ballot As renovations continue at the community-owned shop in Hillswick and the business moves nearer to opening day, it is now time to finalise the board of directors. Local people are voting to decide the final line-up of the board and the deadline for the return of postal ball... Read more...