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Daily Archives: March 4, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 04.03.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 04.03.11

04/03/2011, by in Uncategorized

In the risk averse climate that has enveloped Britain’s public sector, the prospect of being sued acts as a mighty disincentive to the challenging of authority.There is clearly confusion within the Scottish government about the nature of new regulations on pharmacy provision agreed in 2009, ye... Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

04/03/2011, by in Uncategorized

25 Years AgoThe battle to get a new school for Whalsay took two new twists this week when parents and teachers voted to close Symbister Junior High School for a day of protest next week and Whalsay and Sker­ries councillor Mr Henry Stewart re-opened the question of convert­ing the building in... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

04/03/2011, by in Uncategorized

The late Tip O’Neil, who was for many years speaker of the US Cong­ress, once famously said that all politics is local. He was right. Over the last few days as I have watched events unfolding on the streets of Tripoli I realised the truth of that. The events in Libya could eventually be felt in t... Read more...