Shetland Islands County, Scotland Newswire (Page 10)

Shetland Islands County, Scotland Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Michaelswood donation box destroyedRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Michaelswood, in Aith, is a popular woodland walking destination on Shetland's west side and has attracted glowing reviews from tourists on travel review website TripAdvisor. But this morning Ray Ferrie, one of Michaelswood's creators, found the park's donations box destroyed and emptied by an opportunistic thief or thieves.

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  2. Dramatic footage shows five fishermen being plucked from water as boat sinks in bad weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Mirror.co.uk

    The crew decided to abandon ship and jump into the sea just moments before the trawler sank off the coast of Shetland, Scotland Five fisherman have been rescued after they were forced to dive into the sea when their boat started sinking in bad weather. The group of trawlermen were in rough seas off the coast of Shetland, Scotland when water started gushing on board the vessel.

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  3. Officials refuse to say if SIC has agreed to pay for White House repairsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Officials have declined to confirm claims that the SIC has agreed liability for the cost of repairs to its troubled headquarters, nearly six months after the flagship building was evacuated over fears of a "sudden collapse" of the building's floors. Two separate sources with knowledge of the situation told this newspaper that the council has agreed in principle that it may pay for the repairs.

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  4. Hair-raising moment RNLI and Coastguard rescue five menRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Five fishermen were forced to dive into the sea this morning after their boat started to sink in 'awful weather'. They ended up in trouble in the fearsome seas off the coast of Shetland, Scotland, and the crew called for help at around 6.50am on Friday.

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  5. Scottish nationalists treat politics like a game, says MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    Theresa May will tell a Glasgow conference today that the Scottish government should focus on improving public services rather than chasing independence. [ European Council ] The Scottish National Party is treating politics as a game and obsessing over independence rather than focusing on improving public services in Scotland, UK Prime Minister Theresa May will say today .

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  6. David Davies tells MPs are told it is time to 'pull the plug' on the Circuit of WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | IcNetwork

    The time has come to "pull the plug" on the controversial Circuit of Wales project which supporters hope will bring major motorsports events to Ebbw Vale, Monmouth Conservative MP David Davies has told the Commons. The chairman of the Welsh Affairs committee claimed the "whole thing is an outrage" and warned against putting taxpayers' money at risk.

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  7. Painter brings beauty to desperate neighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Western Wheel

    Vancouver painter Jeff Wilson depicts a unique perspective of Vancouver's poverty-stricken Downtown Eastside in his exhibit Back in Eastside at the Okotoks Art Gallery. One of the poorest neighbourhoods on Canada's west coast has been painted in a different light by an artist living right in the heart of it.

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  8. China builds first floating oil platform for UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Pictured: The two Pricewaterhouse Coopers employees holding matching briefcases with DUPLICATE sets of Oscar results so they can stand on opposite sides of the stage - and one of them handed the WRONG envelope to Warren Beatty 'Don't blame Warren - it was us': Oscars vote counters apologize as a duplicate envelope is blamed for epic blunder which made Beatty and Dunaway WRONGLY name La La Land as Best Picture Native Americans, streakers and mangled names: Controversies that shook up past Oscar ceremonies 'What did you do Warren?' The internet mocks Beatty and Faye Dunaway with a barrage of memes after they wrongly named La La Land best picture Ryan Gosling sniggers after learning La La Land has lost out on Best Picture Oscar... while costar Emma Stone exclaims she 'f***ing loves' Moonlight 'He left us just yesterday': Jennifer Aniston chokes up presenting Oscar In Memoriam segment...

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  9. 'Two decades left' to watch Northern Lights from Scottish soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    If seeing the Northern Lights is on your bucket list, perhaps you should start making plans as there may only be a couple of decades left to view them from Scotland . When the conditions are right, nature's extravagant Aurora Borealis lightshow, can be seen from anywhere in Scotland.

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  10. Moar's retirement do gatecrashed by fire bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Shetland Today

    A retained Lerwick fire fighter who raced to protect the public more than 9,000 times throughout an astonishing 45 year career was last night honoured by Scotland's Chief Fire Officer. Former watch manager, Jim Moar - one of Scotland's longest serving firefighters - hung up his uniform at Lerwick Community Fire Station for the final time on 29 November.

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  11. Lowney:Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's certainly difficult to resist the charm and affection of a Shetland sheepdog, one of the herding group's most popular and versatile canine breeds. These small, attractive dogs excel in a variety of activities, including flyball, agility, obedience and conformation.

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  12. Lure of island life: Shetlands are latest property hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The Shetland Islands, where the residents live closer to chilly Norway than Edinburgh, might seem unlikely contenders for 'property hot spot'. But the statistics are there, in black and white.

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  13. Kayakers complete first journey around Antarctic archipelago, an 11-day odysseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Fox News

    A three-man team has completed the first journey by kayak around the South Shetland Islands, an archipelago off Antarctica, traveling more than 100 miles by sea without any kind of external aid. Chileans Cristian Donoso and Exequiel Lira, along with Spaniard Roger Rovira returned to continental Chile this week after kayaking for 11 days around the islands in extreme weather conditions.

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  14. Hundreds back Shetland Times call for 'Trust Democracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Shetland Today

    More than 450 people have supported this newspaper's Trust Democracy campaign which urges Shetland Charitable Trust to reconsider its plans to reduce the number of councillor trustees from seven to four. A total of 367 people signed their names to the cut-out coupons in The Shetland Times, while an additional 85 supported the campaign online - giving a total of 452.

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  15. West Side woman enters council election raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Tresta resident Debra Nicolson says she will be canvassing for votes in the West Side, with the school closures debate among the issues fuelling her desire to enter the council chamber. "Some of the ideas that people were coming out with on how we could save money and still keep the schools open - I was really inspired by that.

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  16. Horse Trainer Sails Her Ponies To The Shetland Islands On A Tiny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Small World News Service

    This is the moment one of Britain's leading horse trainers took her ponies to meet their relatives on the Shetland Islands - on a tiny BOAT. And they also took a trip out on the water to mirror the historic way Shetlands were moved from one island to another by boat.

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  17. Horse trainer takes her Shetland Ponies aboard a tiny boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Daily Mail

    This is the moment one of Britain's leading horse trainers took her ponies to meet their relatives on the Shetland Islands - on a tiny boat. This is the moment one of Britain's leading horse trainers took her ponies to meet their relatives on the Shetland Islands - on a tiny boat And they also took a trip out on the water to mirror the historic way Shetlands were moved from one island to another by boat.

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  18. What constitutes Brent oil may be changingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | UPI

    Oil pricing agency Platts said it may shake up the grade of oil that makes up the global benchmark Brent as North Sea production fades. The price for Brent crude oil serves as the global benchmark for crude oil prices.

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  19. Weaning off oil, Scottish islands eye renewable futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Strong winds and stormy seas have helped turn the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic into a European renewable energy giant, producing more power than it knows what to do with. The tidal power underwater turbines that were completed last month are only the latest green energy project for an archipelago that has been reliant for decades on the North Sea offshore industry.

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  20. Shetlands fishermen look forward to post-Brexit futureRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | SFGate

    In the fishing ports of the Shetland Islands off northern Scotland, hopes are high that Brexit could boost a once-thriving industry. Video provided by AFP / MediaOS Video

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