1st October 2016
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Readers’ Views

Memorable buildings (David Strachan)
27/09/2016, by in Readers' Views

On my daily walk I often pass by Islesburgh Community Centre, at one time my former seat of learning when it was Lerwick Central Public School.Here I spent 10 almost carefree years, and at the time I took the building for granted.Today I look up with great admiration at da Central with its w... Read more...

Dubious feast awaiting? (John Tulloch)
30/08/2016, by in Readers' Views

Our Islands, Our Future (OIOF), originally created to campaign for significant local powers for Shetland, Orkney and the Western Isles councils, has reportedly been absorbed into the new, larger "islands strategic group" with three mainland councils (North Ayrshire, Highland and Argyll and Bute), to... Read more...

Patient participation

Further to your piece about the Lerwick Health Centre in last week’s Shetland Times.It would help hugely if the Lerwick Health Centre had a patient participation group (PPG).  There are over 100 across Scotland of these patient-led groups, linked to a local general practice, working alongside... Read more...