16th July 2019
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Past Times: Highlights of 1961

Past Times: Highlights of 1961

From The Shetland Times, Friday 29th December 1961 Shetland Chamber of Commerce considered the time ripe for the re-opening of the question of protecting the name "Shetland" in connection with the local woollen industry, and offered S.W.I.A Ltd. all support towards that end. The latter organisation... Read more...

Shetland Life: Editorial

Shetland Life: Editorial

We can do better We find ourselves in uncertain times. Difficult decisions must be made, and quickly, but public faith in those whose job it is to do so could hardly be any lower. Cuts are coming – to jobs, to services, to “quality of life”, perhaps – but we have yet to learn where exactl... Read more...

Past Life

Past Life

From Shetland Life, November 1986, No.73 (Extract from) Editorial comment Within the last few months Shetland’s economic outlook has darkened considerably. For the first time since the start of the oil construction boom there has been a considerable reduction in the number of “pe... Read more...

Shetland Life: Editorial

Shetland Life: Editorial

A sad farewell It is strange to think of the Street without Clive’s Record Shop. It is strange to think that such a significant part of Shetland’s cultural life will no longer be there. I say significant because Clive’s was never just a shop. It was never just a place to buy and take hom... Read more...

Shetland Life: Editorial

Shetland Life: Editorial

Trust (and the trust) The future of Shetland Charitable Trust (SCT) is important. What the trust does – what it chooses to invest in and to spend its money on – will have a significant role in shaping life in these islands over the coming years. It is important, therefore, that people... Read more...