26th November 2015
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Readers’ Views

Paris in all our thoughts (David Grieve)

In recent weeks, the city of Paris has been constantly in the news because of the horrendous events of Friday 13th November.For the next 10 days Paris should again be in every news headline because the city will be the host to the 21st Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Conven... Read more...

Talk is cheap (Andy Holt)

Jonathan Wills claims that the Westminster government has been shamed by the people of Shetland in their reaction to the immigration "crisis." How?The current score sheet, reads Shetland – nil, government – 20,000 over four years. Not much I grant you but a start.One thing I expect a gov... Read more...

Why not isles lamb? (Mary Macgregor)
26/08/2015, by in Readers' Views

I write this, through your newspaper, as an open letter to the Shetland Islands Council:Could the relevant person in your body please tell me, publicly in this column for all to see, why you do not buy Shetland lamb for your canteens (hospital, care centres, schools)?Why do you buy your lamb... Read more...