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Posts tagged with Times Past August 2008

Times Past 29.08.08

Times Past 29.08.08

29/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGO Hotels and restaurants in Shetland have been asked by the tourist organisation not to buy illegally caught salmon and trout.The letter from Shetland Tourist Organisation is part of a campaign launched by local groups to try and stop the widespread illegal netting which many believe is... Read more...

Times Past 22.08.08

Times Past 22.08.08

22/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOA kit house and building supplies business in Renfrewshire has been strongly criticised by several local couples who complain of long delays in delivery of orders. One couple waited a year before their kit house was delivered, another couple are still waiting for new windows five mon... Read more...

Times Past 15.08.08

Times Past 15.08.08

15/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGO Shetland’s milk producers have not put an offer in for Freefield Dairy. The closing date for offers was Friday, but despite talks with the SIC and HIDB the producers decided not to offer their business.Mr Brian Anderson, president of the local NFU, said yesterday that a decision to ... Read more...

Times Past 08.08.08

Times Past 08.08.08

08/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOSecondary school pupils from the Skerries will not be forced to go to school in Lerwick – the secondary department at the island’s school is to remain open.This was announced on Monday by the SIC education committee chairman Mr Bill Smith following his review of the school’s f... Read more...

Times Past 01.08.08

Times Past 01.08.08

01/08/2008, by in Features

25 YEARS AGO FEARS are growing this week among Shetland’s milk producers that if the Freefield dairy, which is currently on the market, is sold to interests out with the islands it could mean the end of the dairy trade in Shetland.The producers claim considerable interest has been shown in the d... Read more...