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South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

09/01/2010, by in Features

Supper dance The Auld Yule Family Supper Dance at Gulberwick Community Hall tomorrow is open to Gulberwick folk of all ages, and is guaranteed to provide a way of burning off those Christmas calories that is much more fun than jogging or a work-out. Music will be provided by the Alan Nicolson... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

01/01/2010, by in Features

Sandwick family off on big adventure Midnight on New Year’s Eve is a special time wherever you are celebrating it, but one South Mainland family has chosen to see 2010 in from a truly spectacular location. “We will be flying to Hong Kong, on the first leg of our journey to South Vietnam,... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

25/12/2009, by in Features

Christmas past “Did Shetland have any special Christmas traditions in the past?” I asked storyteller Elma Johnson, whose spellbinding performances are so greatly enjoyed throughout the isles. “Oh goodness yes,” she replied. “Let me look out my file.” And so, a few days later, I ... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

13/12/2009, by in Features

By Cathy Feeny Tasty talk for SWRI Culinary matters will be on the menu for Sandwick SWRI on Tuesday when, in a change to the planned schedule, members will be meeting to hear retired librarian and Levenwick resident John Hunter talk about all things foodie. Cooking for John is a lifelong p... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

05/12/2009, by in Features

Vision conference “This is the beginning of the next step of our journey,” said councillor Rick Nickerson at the opening of Saturday’s Shetland South Vision conference at Sandwick School. Entitled “The Way Forward”, the conclusions of the conference were not only the culmination of ... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

21/11/2009, by in Features

Race night at Sandwick The South Mainland Amateur Swimming Club (SMASC) Sandwick Football Club (SFC) have got together to organise a race night at Sandwick Social Club tomorrow evening. SFC, which initiated the race night over 20 years ago, has been competing for the Shetland Parish Cup since... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

14/11/2009, by in Features

Future jarls elected At South Mainland Up-Helly-A's recent mass meeting and annual general meeting, Dale Smith from Sandwick was elected jarl for 2013 and Keith Lobban from Gulberwick for 2014. "I'm delighted and looking forward to participating," said Dale, who is currently the festival comm... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

07/11/2009, by in Features

Illuminations location Back in July Cunningsburgh Hall played host to three of the Light Labs which took place throughout Shetland, as part of Shetland Arts’ Mirrie Dancers project. Under the supervision of cross-media artists Roxane Permar and Nayan Kulkarni, folk made their own light creatio... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook

South Mainland Notebook

30/10/2009, by in Features

Rural memories In a change to the planned schedule, Boddam SWRI will be having a members’ night on Monday, and the theme they have chosen is Memory of a Grandparent. Young children love to hear tales about when their grandparents were young, and older folk traditionally have more time to talk t... Read more...

South Mainland Notebook 23.10.09

South Mainland Notebook 23.10.09

24/10/2009, by in Features

A night at the races If you are over 16 and fancy a flutter, there is an evening of video races at Gulberwick Hall tomorrow starting at 7pm, to raise money for hall funds. A sealed DVD of horse, horse and cart, greyhound and pig races, including famous meets such as the Epsom Derby, will be o... Read more...