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23 hrs ago | Montrose Today

Second plaque for Hillside artist Adam Christie to be unveiled

Dave Ramsay with the commemorative plaque in memory of Adam Christie, which was erected in May at Sleepyhillock Cemetery where he is buried in a pauper's grave.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Tayside County, Scotland,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Session

Beyond the Stacks

Aly Bain MBE is a reknowned Shetland fiddler, learning his instrument from the old-time master Tom Anderson.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Folk, Boys of the Lough

Fife Now

Rig sets sail for Shetland

For the last year or so two large bright yellow structures have emerged from the ground up to dominate the Methil landscape.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

The 900-mile commuters: Dedicated workers travel from Cornwall to...

The 900-mile commuters: Dedicated workers travel from Cornwall to SHETLAND ISLANDS Think your commute is bad? Spare a thought for the small band of dedicated workers who live in Cornwall but work... in Shetland.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Benalla Ensign

Flaming fiddles raise the roof for Benalla CFA

The Melbourne Scottish fiddlers return to Swanpool to raise money for local CFA brigades.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Cameron goes to Shetland with an indyref message

Last night's visit was the first time Shetland has seen a prime minister in 34 years, following the visit of Margaret Thatcher in 1980.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), World News, United Kingdom, Europe

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ITV

Cameron calls on Russia to release MH17 information

Russia probably has "really valuable information" on the MH17 plane crash, which left 298 people dead, and should "release what they know", David Cameron said.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, United Kingdom,

Total Telecom

Vodafone UK to roll out 3G in 100 rural 'notspots'

Vodafone UK on Tuesday called on rural communities to apply for the chance to receive 3G coverage via its open access, Sure Signal femtocells.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Oil and Gas Online

Pulse Provides Real-Time Fatigue Monitoring System West Of Shetland, UK

Pulse Structural Monitoring , an Acteon company, has provided a real-time wellhead fatigue monitoring system for drilling and well testing operations on the Lancaster Discovery, west of Shetland in the UK North Sea.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Shetland Today

Yes Shetland challenge to Scott - let's debate

The group has issued a challenge to Shetland's MSP to debate the length of the isles with both sides making their case for the vote on 18th September.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Watford Observer

Comment: From park life to stoic life in Shetland

On A sunny day, Cassiobury Park really is gorgeous. We walked through it last weekend, watching the world go by, enjoying a Cha-Cha-Cha coffee and just about resisting the ice-cream temptation.

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Shetland Today

Shetland Islands Council

For information on these jobs and more or to sign up for Job Alert e-mails go to www.shetland.myjobscotland.gov.uk If you don't have access to the internet or have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032 .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Shetland Today

New landing site to cost A 60,000

The cost of moving the emergency landing pad for the coastguard helicopter at Clickimin has been set at A 60,000.

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Chronicle Live

Former Sunderland star Kevin Kyle works 12-hour shifts as storeman on ferry to provide for his family

These images reveal the amazing descent of former Sunderland star Kevin Kyle from international football ace to ship's cleaner.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Shetland Today

Reaction to education strategy

A joint reaction has been written by parent council representatives following an amended strategy for secondary education adopted by Shetland Islands Council last week.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, United Kingdom, Eilean Siar County, Scotland

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Marine News

Sixth Floating Accommodation for Lerwick Port

The cruise ship Gemini has been brought to Lerwick by Petrofac as additional accommodation to support the Shetland Gas Plant project.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Shetland Today

Frightening prospect

I don't believe his dream will become reality. Sustainable Shetland is in all likelihood the largest ever constituted community group in the history of the Shetland Islands and represents over 800 individuals.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Environment, Science

Fri Jul 11, 2014

UKClimbing.com

Round Point [Shetland Islands, Scotland]

Crag features One of the headlands to the east of the Sand Vatn Loch. The prominent corner line of Shetland Girls can be seen from the headland of Hamar.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Public Radio

For One Crime Writer, Peaceful Shetland Is A Perfect Place For Murder

"He reckoned pushing somebody over a cliff," she says. "Because how would you know whether they'd fallen or just been pushed?" Ann Cleeves, who sets her mysteries in Shetland, once asked a pathologist friend what the perfect murder would be.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Northern Echo

Flooring firm supplies offshore work

OFFSHORE WORK: David Sinclair, right, with John English, Durastic's factory and technical manager, surrounded by products in its factory It will be used to build a BP North Sea oil platform and a platform for BP's A 4.5bn Clair Ridge oilfield, near the Shetland Islands.

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