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Posts tagged with Times Past January 2009

Times Past 30.01.09

Times Past 30.01.09

30/01/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOShetland Islands Council’s bid for the Hayfield Hotel has been successful. As The Shetland Times went to press yesterday the receivers confirmed that the council’s £301,000 offer for the hotel had been conditionally accepted and the legal details were being finalised.Earlier th... Read more...

Times Past 23.01.09

Times Past 23.01.09

23/01/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOTuesday’s Up-Helly-A’ in Lerwick will be bigger and brighter than ever. A record number of guizers will be matched by a record number of torch carriers and the street lights will be left on until 7.25pm to make it easier to see the Jarl’s Squad march to the head of the processio... Read more...

Times Past 16.01.09

Times Past 16.01.09

16/01/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGOBurra Isle tap water is now “super” according to one of the Burra and Trondra community councillors, Mrs Susan Morrow-Irvine. For some time now the community council has been corresponding with the construction department about the water and they recently confirmed that a scouring... Read more...

Times Past 09.01.09

Times Past 09.01.09

09/01/2009, by in Features

25 YEARS AGORestoration work on the on the 15th century Hanseatic Booth at Symbister should be completed by the end of next month and an interior display relating aspects of Whalsay history open by late summer. The building will then open as a visitor centre.The total cost of the work is estima... Read more...