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Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

19/03/2010, by in Features

Farewell to ColinScalloway Junior High School bid a fond farewell to deputy head Colin Nicol this week as he departs Shetland for pastures new. Colin left on Friday bound for a new post on the Scottish mainland with Angus Council.Mr Nicol has, in recent years, been a prominent, popular and ... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

12/03/2010, by in Features

Hamefarin invitationFollowing a meeting of the Central Mainland Hamefarin Liaison Group last week the invitation has gone out for locals to take advantage of the coach tours and exhibitions being provided for people returning to Shetland for the event.This will both provide a warm welcome f... Read more...

View from the Scord

View from the Scord

05/03/2010, by in Features

Harbour activityThere were bumper whitefish landings once again in Scalloway harbour, with a near record 3,639 boxes landed in the week to Friday. The week started with landings from four boats totalling over 850 boxes and the week progressed with consistently good landings each day. The highes... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

26/02/2010, by in Features

Harbour activityFish landings were a good average in the week up to Friday, with 1,866 boxes landed at Scalloway.The week began with an exceptionally high landing from the Alison Kay of 593 boxes, along with further fish from the Gunner’s Glory and the Quiet Waters. Tuesday and Thursday sa... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

19/02/2010, by in Features

Harbour activityThe survey vessel Triad is making regular trips through the harbour as she continues her survey operations in the harbour approaches and the surrounding area. Although unconfirmed, her survey of the area around Scalloway is believed to be on charter to the Maritime and Coastguar... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

12/02/2010, by in Features

Firey totalThe Scalloway Jarl Squad have now announced the final total of funds raised for charity from their hop day exploits and later hair-clipping “shave-off” bonanza. The spectacular sum they have collected now stands at £8,532.75.This generous sum is to be donated to the Edinburgh... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

06/02/2010, by in Features

Da Haaf returnsThis week saw the much-anticipated return of evening meals being served at Da Haaf Restaurant in the NAFC Marine Centre.The local eatery that has always specialised in serving quality seafood has been re-vamped to try and provide even better service for its varied lunchtime a... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

29/01/2010, by in Features

Harbour activityThe main focus of events in the port of Scalloway was the grounding and subsequent rescue of the Buckie-registered fishing vessel Vela last Thursday. The early evening calamity, accompanied by the spectacle of the Shetland Coastguard rescue helicopter and a large assembly of sho... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

23/01/2010, by in Features

Community councilThe Scalloway Community Council met on Monday this week and were treated to presentations from SIC staff Colin Gair and Graham MacDonald.Mr Gair attended representing the roads department and was there to report to the community council on a variety of current and future iss... Read more...

Views from the Scord

Views from the Scord

16/01/2010, by in Features

School futureThe future of education provision for Scalloway and the school’s wider catchment area now hangs in the balance, with the threat of closure of the school’s secondary department being one of only two viable options presented to parents by the education department of the SIC for t... Read more...