19th October 2017

Amenity Trust’s new chairwoman accepts role with ‘trepidation’

• Ruth Mackenzie elected as chairwoman of Shetland Amenity Trust at AGM.

• George Sutherland vacates top post but takes a vice chairman role.

• The moves come after the trust announced potential job losses in an effort to cut its financial deficit.

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Ambulance service’s failure on rural target

• Nine out of ten people requiring urgent medical assistance outside of Lerwick and Scalloway not seen within target times.

• Vice-chairman of community safety and resilience board, Allison Duncan, “extremely disappointed” by the figures.

• Ambulance service says measures in place for remote communities.

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Drivers’ fury over parking – but station ban cannot be enforced

• Council to investigate after admitting signs are ‘advisory’.

• Longstaff says driving in isles is worst he has ever seen.

• SIC says no legal measures in place to stop parking.

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Nugent warns SNP conference: ditch the EU or lose supporters

• SNP should drop its support for EU membership, says local branch member.

• Nugent diagrees with fellow SNP supporters.

• Handful of Shetlanders at Glasgow event.

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