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Thursday | Montrose Today

Second plaque to Christie

It will be a replica of the one that was erected at Sleepyhillock in the free ground where Christie is buried in a pauper's grave earlier in the year.

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Thursday | Reuters

Production at UK's Laggan-Tormore gas fields delayed to 2015

Britain's Laggan-Tormore gas condensate fields in the North Sea will start production next year, instead of at the end of this year, operator Total E&P UK told Reuters.

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Thursday | BBC News

Targeting floating voters on a ferry

Passengers on the overnight ferry from Aberdeen to the Northern Isles were left in no doubt that the final stages of a political campaign were underway.

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Thursday | Shields Gazette

Legal moves to get South Shields man's death crash 'copter box

LEGAL action is to be taken to gain voice recordings from a North Sea helicopter which crashed and killed a South Tyneside man.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The tiny islands that could change history

THEY'RE tiny islands home to just 22,000 people, but they're also hiding billions of dollars in natural resources which could change the course of history.

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Fife Now

Topside set to sail from BiFab yard

More large-scale activity at BiFab last week signalled the latest stage of work in a major contract for the Methil fabrication yard.

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CiteULike

A Review of the Occurrence of Bats (Chiroptera) on Islands in the...

A Review of the Occurrence of Bats on Islands in the North East Atlantic and on North Sea Installations The bats recorded from Iceland, the Faroe Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands, and North Sea installations are reviewed to the end of 2012.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

Profits at Petrofac tumble after work in North Sea fields delayed

PETROFAC has suffered a 44 per cent fall in first half profits partly caused by delays in work on a North Sea field in spite of benefiting from a big increase in activity levels West of Shetland.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Shetland Today

New hotel plan emerges

A new hotel could be built in or around Lerwick as part of an ongoing effort to ease the accommodation burden facing the isles.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Agenda:

Since the discovery of the Clair Field in 1977, the Atlantic Margin that lies west of the Shetland Islands has been heralded as the next North Sea.

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Stornoway Today

UK Government sets framework for Islands

The UK Government has set out a new framework to address the mission statement set out by the Our Islands, Our Future campaign.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BBC News

Councils bar campaigns from schools

The official referendum campaigns are being barred from the majority of schools in Scotland ahead of polling day, BBC research has found.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newsday

How much oil does Scotland have left?

As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics.

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Daily Mail

Older worker hotspots revealed but there are still wide...

Watford, Dorset and the Shetland Islands are leading the charge against 'outdated' older worker stereotypes, a Government report revealed today.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Shetland Today

Millions invested as Shetland bids to become decommissioning hub

Investments totalling A 20 million will be announced today as Shetland bids to become a global leader in the multi-billion pound decommissioning industry - creating scores of skilled jobs.

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Iceland Review

More Bats Headed to Iceland

Iceland has been virtually bat-free in the past but now there have been about 40 individuals of the flying mammal recorded in the country, according to ornithologist AEvar Petersen and biologist Finnur Ingimarsson, who along with other scientists wrote an article on bats in Iceland and on other North Atlantic isles in the June 2014 Acta ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

USA Today

Scotland's remote outpost splits on independence vote

It's an emotional landscape as well as a physical one that will need to be redrawn on Sept.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Boost for island life thanks to Shetland spirit

Shetland Reel Gin is being made at the islands' first distillery, on Unst, the archipeleago's most northerly isle.

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Shetland Today

CARSAIG

"Carsaig" is a good sized 3 bedroom bungalow with a de-tached double garage. There is an enclosed mature gar-den.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Marine News

Big Abandonment & Recovery Missions Offshore for AF

The platform is one of the largest steel jacket platforms in the North Sea and has operational since 1980 AF Group's wholly owned subsidiary, AF Decom Offshore UK Limited, has in a consortium with Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE , entered into an agreement with CNR, Canadian Natural Resources International Limited for decommissioning of the ... (more)

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