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Posts tagged with Times Past April 2009

Times Past 24.04.09

Times Past 24.04.09

24/04/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoA feared coal shortage in the islands was averted when a load of domestic coal arrived in Lerwick from Poland on Tuesday morning. At first dockers, belonging to the Transport and General Workers Union, refused to unload the vessel but, following negotiations between coal merchants, ... Read more...

Times Past 17.04.09

Times Past 17.04.09

17/04/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoMoney that might be spent on a part-time ambulance in the north Mainland would be better spend on improving the present full-time ambulance service. This is the view of the Shetland Health Board which decided at its meeting on Tuesday night not to provide part-time service in Deltin... Read more...

Times Past 10.04.09

Times Past 10.04.09

10/04/2009, by in Features

25 Years AgoAny radical changes to Shetland's constitutional status have been completely rejected by the Montgomery Committee of Inquiry. However, the committee report, which was published on Tuesday, recommends a number of major changes for SIC finances, particularly the handling of its oil re... Read more...

Times Past  03.04.09

Times Past 03.04.09

03/04/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOToday the Shetland Hotel will be officially opened by the Secretary of State for Scotland, Mr George Younger MP. He will unveil a plaque at a buffet lunch in St Catherine’s Suite. The lunch will be attended by about 200 guests. The plaque is to go in the reception, but the unveili... Read more...