24th May 2015
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Readers’ Views

Stealth under-funding (John Tulloch)

How entertaining to witness the SNP jumping up and down, beating their breasts and shaking their fists in the air with rage, following Alistair Carmichael's admission that he authorised the leak of the now notorious memo from the Scottish Office.And it's true, it was a pretty ignominious perform... Read more...

Over the side is not over

I open this with a question. Of all of you good people who took part in the Voar Redd Up this year did you notice a new type of waste coving our shores?I am referring to the black plastic spikes used by the mussel industry to split the ropes open. Is there a better way to split these ropes? Coul... Read more...

The undecided (Angela Sutherland)
04/05/2015, by in Readers' Views

No doubt most people will have made their minds up who they want to vote for by now and there will be no dissuading them.However, for those few folk who have not quite chosen or who might be wavering from their normal course, there's a lot to consider.Since 2010, during a time of global fina... Read more...

Not akin to fascists (Donald J MacLeod)
17/04/2015, by in Readers' Views

As a member of the SNP who lost 34 relations from the Isles of Lewis and Harris in the two world wars, fighting German aggression, I strongly object to abusive unionists like Graham Johnston (Readers’ views, 5th April) inferring that SNP supporters are akin to German fascists.My relations made... Read more...