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21 hrs ago | Shetland Today

Night heron grabs spotlight this morning

A night heron is the latest avian stranger to set foot in Shetland, with one being spotted in Reawick this morning.

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Yesterday | Shetland Today

96a Commercial Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0EX

Situated in the heart of the Town Centre this maisonette style, spacious family home has been recently renovated and decorated to a high standard and is in move in condition.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

South Shetland Islands off the coast of Antarctica

Why I went: For Mom, a bucket list item. For sons, a free trip! For all, building lasting vivid memories on a trip of a lifetime.

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Shetland Today

Boom time again at Sullom Voe?

Sullom Voe Terminal will be the site of another mini-oil boom if plans to build a gas-sweetening plant go ahead as expected, the head of BP's North Sea operations indicated yesterday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Remote, oil-rich Shetland elbows way into Scotland's independence vote

Twelve hours by ferry from the Scottish mainland, hundreds of miles from Edinburgh and closer to Oslo than London, the windswept Shetland islands have their own aspirations about Scottish independence.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Shetland Today

High school land deal agreed

The new Anderson High School project has passed an important milestone, with news that the council has acquired all the land needed for the new school and hall of residence.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Every Scots beach in guide passes water quality tests

EVERY Scottish beach entered in a prestigious guide has passed its rigorous quality standards for the first time in almost 30 years.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fife Now

BiFab wins A 4m BP project

Engineering firm Burntisland Fabrications Ltd has secured 30 local jobs after winning a A 4million contract for oil giant BP.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Scotsman.com

Labour pledge devolved powers for Scottish islands

More powers will be devolved to island communities if Labour wins the next general election, shadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran has pledged.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Shetland Today

The impact of windfarms

Every week more and more evidence emerges from UK and world-wide sources on the adverse health effects to those living close to industrial windfarms such as the planned Viking Energy windfarm.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Shetland Today

Islands' campaign talks in London

Council leaders are in Westminster this week for high-level talks with the UK government on the Our Islands Our Future campaign.

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Selkirk Today

Garvie to head provosts' association

The Scottish Provosts Association has been relaunched to enable provosts to be more effective in their role as civic heads and to rejuvenate local democracy in Scotland.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Shetland Today

Rig to drill at Holmsgarth

The highlight of the week at Lerwick Harbour was the arrival on Tuesday of a jack-up drilling rig, Barge-Arun 120.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Vintage rug returning to motherland

Margaret Woodhead, of Dunedin, with a rug made in the Shetland Islands by her great great-grandfather about 160 years ago.

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Radio Times

Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi to make uncredited primetime BBC cameo

If you're a Doctor Who fan, then you might want to listen carefully to next week's episode of BBC crime drama Shetland.

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Shetland Today

Baton carriers announced

Around 90 Shetlanders have now been chosen to carry the Queen's Baton on the Shetland leg of its journey throughout the UK and Commonwealth.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Shetland Today

Cruise ship arrives at third attempt

Please note, it is the policy of The Shetland Times to publish comments and letters from named individuals only.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Shetland Today

15 SKELLADALE, BRAE

This spacious bright and airy house is in move-into condition and would make an ideal buy to let property.

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Shetland Today

15 SKELLADALE, BRAE

This spacious bright and airy house is in move-into condition and would make an ideal buy to let property.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: Even more zoo babies at Ross Park

For the Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park, March came in like an otter and out like a lamb.

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