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  1. RNLI must chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Firstly, for me, the RNLI's feet turned to clay when, in the late 1960s whilst in command of a British cargo ship, I responded to a distress flare sent up by a lone mariner whose large motor boat had broken down in the English Channel. Seeking relevant assistance from the RNLI, I radioed requesting the local station to launch whilst I stood by the casualty.


  2. Experience proves vital as Delting B footballers claim Joint CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Shetland Today

    Winners of the Joint Cup Delting B with their silverware. Back : Rab Duffin , Stuart Hay, Aron Macgregor, Ryan Hall, Alastair Pottinger, John Hughson, Joe Tait, Calum Clark, Greig Jamieson, Finnley Manson.


  3. Ian Gatt: The silver darlings are back in a big wayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Scotsman.com

    With delicious new season North Sea herring now appearing in supermarkets and fishmongers, it is worth reflecting on what an important fish this is to Scotland and why we should all be eating more of it. It would be no exaggeration to say that few other fish have played such an important role in the cultural and economic development of Scotland than the humble herring.


  4. The Oak TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Session

    Also known as An Crann Darach, An Seanchrann Darach, Bean A' Ti Ar Lar, The Old Oak Tree, Old Simon's, Old Simon's Hornpipe. If it's a traditional Irish reel, then there is in all likelihood no known composer.


  5. Sail trainees to leave for Scandinavian racing adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Getting a taste of the Swan are : Gill Bridle , Shaun Ritchie, Nathan Reid, Jordan Clark, Molly Tulloch, Theo Irvine, Ellie Spence, Eden Wadley, Stuart Tait, Davie Meddes and Maggie Adamson . Missing from the photo were sail trainee Brendan Mair plus crew members Alfie Page and Michael Robertson.


  6. Leaving Lerwick HarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Session

    Isn't life a b**** - a series of trade-offs? This is a haunting SLOW AIR in Bb major. Only way my brain could think to post it this morning, given the alcohol/caffeine mix.


  7. SNP relying on public funds as big donors dry upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    THE SNP has not declared a significant cash donation from a member of the public in six months, making it increasingly reliant on state funding to operate. New Electoral Commission figures show the SNP had the lowest donations of any major party in the first quarter of 2017, at A 3300, and this came was from one of its own MPs.


  8. Talking Sport with Jim TaitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Lerwick Spurs' participation in the Highland Amateur Cup was sadly to prove short-lived, as the Shetland champions lost 3-1 to their Orkney opponents Kirkwall Thorfinn in the first round on Saturday. Having thrashed another Orcadian club, Kirkwall Accies, in the preliminary round, Spurs must have harboured hopes of advancing further and helping put Shetland football on the wider map.


  9. Sic Election: Ten new faces and one high-profile departureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Ten new faces will be seen in the SIC's debating chamber over the next five years, with several of the first-time council candidates being given a vote of confidence by the electorate. The biggest upset has been seen in the West Side, where former political leader Gary Robinson has lost his seat.


  10. Secessionist sentiment grows in ShetlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | NWAonline

    With gray clouds building and rain slanting in over the Atlantic, Stuart Hill pointed to a small lump of land inhabited by an otter, a few seals and a variety of seabirds. To the rest of the world, this barren, inhospitable and largely inaccessible rock off the coastline of the Shetland Islands is a part of Scotland, on the northernmost tip of Britain.


  11. Shetland Charitable Trust appoints four new trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Shetland Today

    The appointments were made "following a lengthy and detailed recruitment process" in March and April. They include Margaret Roberts, Geoffrey Hay and Malcolm Younger.


  12. PODCAST: Hunter and the Bear's Will Irvine - Bringing the 'boom' to LerwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Shetland Today

    Fast-rising rockers Hunter and the Bear are heading to the isles in May as part of a national tour. The group tipped as this year's "ones to watch" is credited with pioneering a resurgence in rock and roll and they will perform at Lerwick British Legion on Friday 26th May on the back of the release of the self-titled debut album.


  13. Appeal to raise cash for Josie's bionic armRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Shetland Today

    A funding appeal has been set up to provide a bionic limb for a man who had his arm amputated because of cancer. Over A 13,000 has been raised for the bebionic arm for Josie Williamson which will give him vastly improved ability compared with the prosthetic limb that he currently uses.


  14. First Person: Roy Musto on 60 years of pigeon racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | South Wales Argus

    The sport of pigeon racing is one of the most social sports in the world. Roy Musto was part of the sport for 60 years and speaks to ANGHARAD WILLIAMS about his racing days and winning the pigeon Olympics.


  15. Council election candidates confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Shetland Today

    A total of 12 ex-councillors will be among 32 candidates, including 10 women, standing in the May election for Shetland Islands Council. The list of candidates, published this afternoon, shows that Shetland South will be uncontested with only three candidates; Allison Duncan, George Smith and new face Robbie McGregor set to take seats in Shetland Islands Council.


  16. Talking Sport by Jim TaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Shetland Today

    The current spell of excellence by Shetland's female sports competitors continued at the weekend with victories by both A and B teams in the annual netball inter-county. Both sides registered 52-25 successes in Kirkwall, in a discipline where two or three decades ago Orkney were far more dominant.


  17. Nathan Lyon bags eight as India crumbles for 189Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Hosts India, the world's top ranked test side, also made a decision to strengthen their batting by drafting in Karun Nair for spin-bowling all-rounder Jayant Yadav. O'Keefe was the only other Australian apart from Lyon to claim a wicket, snaring the dangerous-looking Karun Nair for 26 with a routine Matthew Wade stumping.


  18. Men saved as Skerries trawler sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Shetland Today

    The crew of a Skerries whitefish boat were rescued when their trawler sank a few miles off their home isle this morning. The five men off Ocean Way , which is Skerries owned, were picked up by Lerwick Lifeboat shortly before the 24.3m long steel trawler sank.


  19. Theresa May wins first key Brexit Bill test in House of LordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Andover Advertiser

    Theresa May has won the first round in her battle with the Lords to secure authority for triggering the Brexit process by the end of next month. Peers gave an unopposed second reading to the European Union Bill after a marathon two-day debate involving more than 180 speakers.


  20. House prices rise A 15,000 and Shetland's a hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    House prices rise A 15,000... and Shetland's a hotspot! Surge in values defies Brexit doom-mongers It's wild, windswept, just a touch chilly - and it'll take you 13 hours to get there by ferry from the mainland. The price of the average home in the archipelago, which is nearer to Norway than Britain, soared by 26.1 per cent to A 178,947, according to the Office of National Statistics and the Land Registry.