30th May 2016
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Readers’ Views

Posts were not advertised – Billy Fox

Posts were not advertisedIn light of the recent media comments surrounding the governance of the Shetland Charitable Trust it is worth looking back at how much store has been given to the advice of the Institute of Directors – Scotland when consulted in the past.I refer to the advice procu... Read more...

Operation Orphan (Julia Odie)
21/04/2016, by in Readers' Views

Last May/June I collected four pallets worth of children's warm winter clothing which was taken to Nottingham to the charity Operation Orphan for their Keep A Child Warm Project by JBT.Once there it was sorted, boxed and distributed to Moldova, Ukraine and Sierra Leone.In October I joined a ... Read more...

Pomp and ceremony (Cameron Smith)
06/04/2016, by in Readers' Views

During Monday's pomp and ceremony the SNP launched their manifesto for the islands.The central idea is an Islands Act (for surely a Bill must be passed to have some worth), which only seeks to compound the problems of centralised control that have marked the last nine years of a nationalist admi... Read more...