• A Hillswick GP has hit out at a new Scottish GP contract – claiming the plans are “a disaster”.
• Susan Bowie has had sleepless night over the contract and the impact she fears it will have.
• It is to come into play in April after being agreed at a national level with the Scottish government.
• Scotland’s first national chef will be star turn at this year’s Taste of Shetland food festival.
• Gary Maclean excited about learning more about Shetland’s “most amazing fresh, natural produce”.
• He won MasterChef: The Professionals in 2016 and took national chef role at end of last year.
• School pupils will soon enjoy shorter Fridays now that a new timetable is set to be rolled out.
• Shetland Islands Council approved the changes at its full meeting on Wednesday morning.
• Secondaries will open longer on a Monday to Thursday, while finishing shortly after lunch on a Friday
• Hard-up Hjaltland Housing Association tenants will have to find an extra £3.40 a week to cover rent increases.
• It comes after the association faced a backlash from some angry householders who blasted a proposed rent hike.
• This year’s inflation-only rise includes a 0.5 per cent reduction to ease the financial pressure.
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