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    Referendum night latest

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    UPDATE 12.24PM  Better Together campaigner Geordie Jacobson is watching for the Clackmannanshire result closely. Regarded as something of a touchstone as to how the overall vote might go and an early declaration, the constituency had an 84 per cent turnout. Mr Jacobson said that voting was not necessarily down traditional party lines with some of […]

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    Around 50% of people cast vote in Shetland by late afternoon

    Originally published by and copyright of Aberdeen Press and Journal

    The GuardianAround 50% of people cast vote in Shetland by late afternoonBy late afternoon, around 50% of the local electorate had cast their votes in the Shetland Islands area. Turnout for each of the 28 polling stations varied, with figures for example of 32% in Unst South, 46% in Lerwick and 57% in Bressay. Around 92% of ...Voters play it cagey at Scotland's most northerly polling station The Guardianall 6 news articles »

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    High turnout confirmed by latest figures

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    An expected turn out of 80 per cent was being forecast for the independence referendum in Shetland at 5.30pm.

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    LIVE: Scottish referendum count

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    {igallery id=1263|cid=57|pid=5|type=category|children=0|addlinks=0|tags=|limit=0}TODAY Shetland and the rest of Scotland decides on the nation's future. Voting began at 7am and continues until 10pm when the counting will commence. Shetland News will bring you live updates as the evening progresses towards the final count, which is expected between 1.30am and 2am.Please send us any photos of referendum day in the isles and we will try to publish as many as possible. Best e-mail to use is news@shetnews.co.uk  00.36am - Still waiting for turnout figure for Shetland, but some of the numbers nationwide - for a country which has been politically apathetic for so long - are staggering. Orkney's turnout is 84.7%. Renfrewshire's is 87% and Clackmannanshire's just shy of 89%. 00.10am  - With 16 and 17 year olds allowed to vote for the first time, young people are aware of the important role they play in this referendum. Teenagers from both Shetland's high schools are at the Clickimin counting centre following proceedings. They described the last few weeks as defining for them as young adults, saying discussions among friends and family have been intense - often heated - but always helpful. Social media has been a vital tool in getting access to information. Jack Murphy from Brae High School said the referendum had introduced a lot of young people to politics, while Rachael Juel-Beer from the Anderson High School described the last few weeks as a "life changing experience." 11.55pm - The last of the ballot boxes (from Yell and Unst) have just arrived, half an hour ahead of schedule. Looks as though a final announcemenrt for Shetland could be as early as 1am. 11.35pm - Shetland MSP Tavish Scott tonight tells us he is confident there will be a No vote in Shetland, but won’t say by how much or how the country as a whole will vote. However he has said that whatever the result Shetland and Orkney should consider what they can get out of the constitutional upheaval that lies ahead and seriously consider what it wants out of this debate.

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    Good morning Shetland

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    The Good Morning Shetland trio (from left to right) John Johnston, Jane Moncrieff and Mike GrundonBBC RADIO SHETLAND is to broadcast a Scottish independence referendum special on Friday morning. Good Morning Shetland hosted by John Johnston and Jane Moncrieff will be on air from 7.30 until 8.00am.

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    One punch that changed two men’s lives

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    Liam Cromwell jailed for one year.A YOUNG Shetland offshore oil worker's promising career was cut short at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday when he was jailed for a single punch that has left his victim in need of constant daily care for the rest of his life. Last month 22 year old Liam Cromwell, of 61 King Fisher Drive, Inverurie, pled guilty to assaulting the man, causing severe injury, permanent disfigurement and endangering his life. He also admitted the assault, which happened outside the Clydesdale Bank in Lerwick on 10 August last year, had been aggravated by religious prejudice.

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    Energy Journal: Scotland–and Shetland–Decide

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    Energy Journal: Scotland–and Shetland–DecideIt will be interesting to see how Shetland's just over 20,000 inhabitants react to the referendum vote. The islanders are expected to vote in favor of Scotland staying part of the U.K.. If Scotland votes “Yes,” might the Shetland Islands push for ...Could Scotland Have An Untapped Oil Field In The Shetlands? Neon NettleScottish Independence: Chevron says it will be 'business as usual' Energy VoiceScottish independence: Politicians seize on Hurricane results Aberdeen Press and Journal Herald Scotland  - RIA Novosti  - Huffington Post UKall 306 news articles »

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    SIC to press on promises regardless of referendum result

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    Whatever the result of the referendum election, the SIC will press on with making sure respective governments in Edinburgh and Westminster hold good to their commitments as a result of the Our Islands Our Future campaign. According to SIC political leader Gary Robinson there is a need for urgency in implementing the offers made by […]

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    Trust is pleased with lighthouse visitor numbers

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    Almost 8,000 people visited the Sumburgh Head Lighthouse for its opening season.

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    Royal opening for Shetland College expansion

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    Royal opening for Shetland College expansionIrene Peterson, acting principal of Shetland College UHI, said: “The staff and students of Shetland College UHI felt greatly honoured to welcome our university Chancellor, HRH The Princess Royal, to officially open our new college building today and we ...and more »

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    Shetland Islands underwhelmed by Scotland vote

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    Zee NewsShetland Islands underwhelmed by Scotland voteShetland Islands underwhelmed by Scotland vote. The independence debate in Scotland has charged British politics - but not everyone is worked up about the issue. 0:00:00|0:00:00. Date 18.09.2014; Duration 01:40 mins. Author Bastian Hartig; Homepage ...Voters from the Shetland Islands where the North Sea joins the... MynextfoneScottish independence referendum: Alex Salmond addresses final campaign ... The Guardian (blog)LIVE: 'Oil-rich Shetland to break away from Scotland if it splits from United ... Zee News BBC News  - Sky News  - Aberdeen Press and Journalall 8,029 news articles »

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    Brisk start to polling despite the weather

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    “Hit’s no’ a day fir it!” some one joked. They were of course speaking about the referendum day weather – murky with lashing rain, not of Scotland’s brighter future? At just before 7am at the polling station at the Gilbertson Games Hall in Lerwick there were already a dozen folk queuing to take part in […]

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    Carmichael says Shetland could go it alone

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    Scottish secretary and northern isles MP Alistair CarmichaelNORTHERN isles MP and Scottish secretary of state Alistair Carmichael, in a surprise last minute intervention, has warned Shetland could split from an independent Scotland if the isles vote no. In an interview with The Guardian newspaper Carmichael said if Scotland votes narrowly for independence, but there is a strong No vote in the isles, it would start “a conversation” on the options open to Shetland. These options, he said, could include turning Shetland into a self-governing crown dependency like the Isle of Man, or seeking the kind of autonomy Faroe enjoys under Denmark.

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    Carmichael sets record straight on independence comments

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    Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael has said that people in Shetland have the right to “start a conversation” on having more autonomy in event of a heavy Shetland no vote and a narrow Scottish yes win.

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    Shetland may reconsider its place in Scotland after yes vote, says minister

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    Shetland may reconsider its place in Scotland after yes vote, says ministerIn an interview with the Guardian, Carmichael said if Shetland were to vote strongly against independence but the Scottish national vote was narrowly in favour, then a "conversation about Shetland's position and the options that might be open to it ...Scottish Independence: Orkney and Shetland may have own vote Aberdeen Press and JournalThe Endless Rabbit Hole of Secession, Shetland Islands Edition Mother JonesScotland Decides 7:48am ET The Week Magazine Businessinsider India  - Nottingham Postall 26 news articles »

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    Ex-employee admits fish factory vandalism

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    Sentence has been deferred on a man who repeatedly vandalised a Scalloway fish factory causing damage estimated at almost £5,000. Lerwick Sheriff Court heard on Wednesday that Robert Setrice had maliciously removed pipes and cables from the back of fish processing equipment at Scottish Sea Farms plant at Blacksness Pier on three occasions between 30 […]

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    Court round up

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    A TWENTY seven year old man from Merseyside was fined £400 for a breach of the peace involving two underage girls at Lerwick's Market Cross on 8 May. Martin Stringer, of Longlane, Liverpool, pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared before Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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    Independence warning

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    Shetland MSP Tavish Scott.On the last day of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum, local MSP Tavish Scott is urging islanders to vote No. The LibDem politician said a Scottish Parliament that recognises Shetland's needs and retains the strength of the UK could only be achieved by rejecting independence.

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    The basic issue (Mark Ryan Smith)

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    It’s easy to forget, in the hurricane of fear brewed up by the press and the political establishment, what we’re voting for tomorrow.

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    Why the Vikings found Unst so ‘hospitable’

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    Maritime historian Graham Anthony will be giving a talk about Vikings and their settlements in Unst on Friday in the Unst Heritage Centre.

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