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    Quality patter in the best Glesga style

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    Kevin Bridges: "...eye-wateringly brilliant"Heading into Clickimin on Thursday night, the first thing to catch the eye of ticket-holders was a prominently placed notice: “No sustained or abusive heckling”, writes Alex Garrick-Wright. The implication being that there is some kind of line in the sand; heckling is fine, but once it is sustained beyond a certain point, or becomes too abusive, then it won’t be tolerated? Fair enough; Kevin Bridges has played rougher venues than Lerwick before, and if anyone is going to know the line between abusive disruption and good-natured banter, it’ll be him.

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    Whitehall stays tight-lipped over leak inquiry

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    Alistair Carmichael MP has been appointed Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman at Westminster.THE UK government has once again refused an appeal for information about whether an investigation into northern isles MP Alistair Carmichael was deliberately delayed to avoid influencing the Liberal Democrat’s election campaign last May. In a written reply to a Freedom of Information request by Shetland News into the timing of the inquiry into the private memo Carmichael leaked, the Cabinet Office said releasing such details could lead to “unhelpful speculation”. Meanwhile the former Scottish secretary has been appointed as the Liberal Democrats home affairs spokesman by the party’s new leader Tim Farron. He has also been appointed to the House of Commons energy and climate change select committee.

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    Young driver banned

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    A YOUNG Lerwick man has been banned from driving for 16 months for driving while under the influence of drink or drugs. Sean McLaren, of 34C Ladies Drive, pled guilty to the offence near his home the previous evening when he appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Friday.

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    SNP to choose

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    Mike Mackenzie MSP (left) and Danus SkeneTWO prominent SNP figures in Shetland are competing to represent the party in next May’s Scottish elections. Danus Skene, the SNP’s candidate who came close to beating Alistair Carmichael in this year’s Westminster elections, will be standing against the party’s highlands and islands list MSP Mike Mackenzie.

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    Lerwick man disqualified for drink driving

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    A man has been disqualified from driving for 16 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court after driving a car while unfit through drink or drugs in Ladies Drive last night. Sean McLaren, 21, of Ladies Drive admitted the charge after appearing from custody at the court this afternoon. He also admitted failing to provide two specimens […]

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    New turbine built on former SSE site

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    Work has begun on erecting a 121-metre wind turbine on the former SSE site at Luggie’s Knowe for Shetland Aerogenerators. A 750-tonne crane with a reach of 85 metre was to lift the tower section of the 3MW German-manufactured Enercon machine. The crane was transported to Shetland by the turbine manufacturer specially for the lift. […]

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    Farmers safety warning

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    LOCAL farmers and crofters are being reminded of the dangers of harvesting when working near overhead power lines after several accidents this year in Scotland. Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution’s Shetland operations manager George Priest said equipment such as “silage trailers, tipping trailers and booms”, as well as stacking, can prove a danger.

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    Dirty Lemons ready to hit the road

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    Indie rockers The Dirty Lemons are soon to hit the road, with a mini tour of the Highlands and Islands and an album on the way. The guitar, bass and drums trio of Anthony Peart, Craig Watt and John William Halcrow have a nine-track record in the pipeline, recorded at Stevie Hook’s studio in Lerwick. […]

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    Residents unhappy over workforce accommodation

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    Lochside residents have expressed concern that some of the 300-strong workforce on the new Anderson High School will be housed on-site at the Staney Hill about 100 metres from existing houses.

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    In this week’s Shetland Times

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    In this week’s Shetland Times: • One man has died and others are in hospital after being taken ill on a bus trip. • BT has come under fire after the weekend’s service blackout. • Two senior posts have gone and one is under review at Shetland Arts. • Two special constables retire after years […]

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    All systems go for new Anderson High

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    Contracts signed, let work commence. The management team, from left: Hub North Scotland chief executive Angus MacFarlane, SIC children's services director Helen Budge, SIC leader Gary Robinson, SIC education and families chair Vaila Wishart,  project manager Trevor Smith and SIC chief executive Mark Boden. Photo ShetnewsTHE COST of Lerwick’s new Anderson High School and halls of residence has risen by 25 per cent on what had been forecast, it was confirmed on Thursday. Additional work at the nearby Clickimin Leisure Complex for gym lessons to take place will cost an extra £3 million. Work on the £55.75m project can now commence after Shetland Islands Council, the Scottish government and the building contractors signed contracts earlier this week.

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    Specials retire

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    Special occasion. Shetland area commander Lindsay Tulloch (left) with retiring Barry Derbyshire and Peter Smith holding their medals with assistant chief constable Derek Robertson.TWO special constables were honoured this week as they retired from the Shetland police force. Fifty seven year old Peter Smith, who has been a “special” for the past three and a half decades, received a glowing tribute from north of Scotland assistant chief constable Derek Robertson at Lerwick police station on Wednesday.

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    Algae warning

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    SHETLAND Islands Council is advising people to stay clear of Spiggie Loch after blue-green algae was found in its water. The council said the algae was having no adverse affects on the local water supplies.

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    Fiddlers gear up for Tattoo

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    Fiddler Marjolein Robertson, one of around 70 heading for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, sporting the special outfit designed for the occasion whose theme is "east meets west". Photo ShetnewsA GROUP of more than 120 Shetland fiddlers will perform at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo this summer for the second year running. Hjaltibonhoga, who were initially formed in 2014 to perform at the renowned event, will  follow their successful debut at the Tattoo by performing in front of Edinburgh Castle a total of 25 times in August.

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    ‘Red letter day’ as contracts finally signed on new AHS project

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    Shetland education and the isles in general had a “red letter day” yesterday with the announcement that work is about to get underway “in earnest” on the new Anderson High School and halls of residence in Lerwick following the reach of financial closure on the project.

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    Generous islanders

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    The clothing keeps coming. Disability Shetland trustee Sandy Peterson, SATCoL's Shetland clothing bank coordinator Frank Miller and the SIC's environmental services executive manager Willum Spence at the Lerwick recycling centre clothing bank. SHETLAND is once again being dubbed one of the most generous communities in the country after the Salvation Army revealed islanders had donated 30 tonnes of clothes, shoes and textiles to clothing banks in the past 11 months. In the past five weeks alone a shipping container has been almost filled with five tonnes of clothing ready for shipment south.

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    Young otters return to the wild

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    TWO young otters have been successfully released back into the wild almost a year after their mother was killed on a Shetland road. Joey and Thea were brought to Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary last September when they were less than two weeks old. Before they were rescued the twins had been heard crying for help for days after they lost their mother in the village of Vidlin, but no one knew where they were or what was wrong.

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    Bus trip pensioner dies in hospital

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    A Lerwick man who was taken ill on a bus trip to Wales has died in the Gilbert Bain Hospital. The Shetland Times understands that the elderly man was one of a group of four admitted to hospital on Monday after developing fevers and coughs. Three of the group were admitted with a mystery virus […]

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    Flu identified as coach tour illness

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    NHS SHETLAND has confirmed that two of the five coach passengers admitted to Gilbert Bain Hospital this week after returning from Wales were suffering from the flu virus. One of the five people, 85 year old Ian Younger, from Lerwick, died on Wednesday afternoon two days after he and three others were admitted with high temperatures and a cough. Fifth patient was admitted later in a less serious condition. On Thursday afternoon public health director Sarah Taylor confirmed that two of the five patients had the flu.

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    Returning Bridges has Clickimin laughing again

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    More than 1,000 people turned up at the Clickimin on Wednesday night to watch the talented Scottish comedian, Kevin Bridges perform the first of two shows in Lerwick on his new tour, A Whole Different Story. Bridges, who has performed on Live at the Apollo, was quick to point out that he was glad to […]

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    Fine summer weather for Sanday Show

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    The 2015 Sanday Show show saw M&A Lennie of Seaview winning the championship and reserve titles in both the cattle and sheep sections. However, at the end of the day it was a pony which was named overall champion of the yard. In contrast to the poor summer weather, the show was held in sunny and ...

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    Craigmyle Cup fixtures postponed

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    The Craigmyle Cup semi-final fixtures, due to be played tonight, have been postponed. Hotspurs v Stromness and St Andrews v Dounby which had been scheduled for a 7pm kick off are now postponed with a new date yet to be announced.  

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    Major weekend for Kirkwall Bowling Club

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    Kirkwall Bowling Club is set to welcome 72 players from 24 clubs from throughout Scotland for an open triples competition — the biggest competition ever held by the club. Players from Motherwell, Wishaw, Keith, Wick, Thurso and Shetland — as well as bowlers from Orkney’s clubs — will be competing in the two-day long competition, due ...

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    Never mind the weather at the Westside Show

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    It was a soggy afternoon at the Westside Show this afternoon (Friday) but that didn’t stop a healthy crowd turning out to enjoy the activities from livestock competitions, craft and […]

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    A weekend of weddings

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    This weekend must be one of the busiest on record for weddings in the county, with no less that eleven either having taken place or planned to take place across Orkney over three days. Orkney Islands Council reports that yesterday saw the first of the week’s weddings, with three to take place today and seven more taking ...

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    ALLAN RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT LOCAL BANK

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    SNP MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Alasdair Allan, has written to the Bank of Scotland to raise concerns in North Uist about potential reductions in the opening hours of […]

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    NHS MSc Psychological

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    MSc in Psychological Therapy in Primary Care Opportunity with NHS Orkney This training course is jointly run by the Universities of Stirling and Dundee, in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland and a number of NHS Psychological Services across Scotland. On completion of this Masters-level course, trainees will be equipped with the core skills for ...

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    Orkney Aggregates – various

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    Delivery Driver / General Operative C1 driving licence required. Pre-Cast Concrete Operative We will consider both experienced and trainee level applicants. For further details please contact: David Baker • Email: david@orkagg.co.uk Telephone: 01856 871187

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    Housekeeper

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    Job Vacancy Housekeeper Must be available to work weekday and weekend mornings Apply to St Ola Hotel – 01856 875090 or call in for an application form

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    Burstner Motor Home

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    Burstner Motor Home Price: £27,950 • Reg: 2009 • Mileage: 13,000 One owner, 2 berth, fixed bed, reversing camera and many extras. Private use only, Excellent order throughout. Telephone: 01856 870169 • mobile: 07840 015947

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    Tele sales

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    Temporary Tele Sales Consultant Orkney Tourism Group (OTG) is currently recruiting for a Temporary Tele Sales Consultant to join their team and assist in the production of the 2016 Main Visitor Guide for Orkney. The role will focus on selling advertising space within the brochure, and will involve making outbound calls to businesses. It is ...

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    5 Pumpwell Park

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    5 Pumpwell Park, Stromness Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 Offers Over £90,000 5 Pumpwell Park is a 2 bedroom end-terraced dwellinghouse situated only a short walk from the picturesque town centre. Click for Full Details Lows Orkney, 5 Broad Street Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH Telephone: (01856) 873151 • Fax: (01856) 875450 • Email: enquiries@LowsOrkney.co.uk

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    Jarlsvoe, 17 Lynn Park

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    Jarlsvoe, 17 Lynn Park, Kirkwall Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 Offers Over £190,000 Well presented 4 bedroom detached bungalow set in an elevated position in a much sought after residential area of town. The property benefits from a combination of UPVC and hard wood double glazed windows and has electric storage heating with underfloor heating in the ...

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    Orkney Towage – Mate

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    ORKNEY TOWAGE COMPANY LTD MATE REQUIRED A temporary position as Mate has arisen with Orkney Towage Co Ltd The company operates three 3000KW ASD tugs in Scapa Flow, Orkney. The leave/work rota is based on a 10-week cycle of 2 weeks standby, 2 weeks duty/2 weeks leave, 2 weeks duty/2 weeks leave. The salary is ...

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    Goburn, Royal Oak Road

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    Goburn, Royal Oak Road, Kirkwall Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 Offers Over £135,000 Goburn is a modern 3 bedroom semi-detached bungalow situated in a popular private residential area. The property has UPVC framed double glazed window and electric central heating. Click for Full Details Lows Orkney, 5 Broad Street Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DH Telephone: (01856) 873151 • ...

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    OIC various vacancies

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    COUNCIL VACANCIES The Council offers a wide range of employment opportunities, including teaching and other professional posts, social care, clerical/admin, cleaning, roads, waste, etc.  You can find a variety of vacancies at: www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/orkney We also have current vacancies for: Cleaner (Ref: ORK00388) 10 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 3.30pm – 5.30pm Permanent, Term Time ...

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    Experienced labourer

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    (ORKNEY LTD) Tel: 875413  Mob: 07876 164156 New Houses, Extentions, Renovations & Roofing FULL-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE EXPERIENCED LABOURER REQUIRED DRIVING LICENCE ESSENTIAL LOADALL  LICENCE AN ADVANTAGE Applications along with CVs should be sent to: blbuilders@googlemail.com or Rohaven, Annfield Crescent, Kirkwall, KW15 1NS

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    Landrover Freelander

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    Landrover Freelander 2HSE Price: £13,500 • Reg: 2010 • Mileage: 45,800 • Colour: Stornoway Grey • Gearbox: Automatic • Fuel Type: Diesel 18″ alloy wheels, 1 years MOT, privacy glass, 60/40 split folding rear seat, electric sunroof, air conditioning, parking sensors, power steering, rear wash/wipe, DAB radio, CD player, privacy glass, remote central locking, full leather, iPod connectivity, powered folding mirrors, ...

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    HM Treasury call in Police following SNP complaint on illegal gold

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    Isles SNP MP, Angus Brendan MacNeil has received confirmation from Damian Hinds MP, Exchequer Secretary for the Treasury, that they have contacted the Metropolitan Police, the National Crime Agency and […]

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    MP writes to MoD over Gallan Head works

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    Na h-Eileanan an Iar SNP MP Angus MacNeil is to write to the Ministry of Defence urging them to ensure essential works are carried out at the former military base […]

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