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Call for CalMac to run north boat

Call for CalMac to run north boat

0 comments, 08/07/2016, by in Headlines, News

A plea will be made to the Scottish government’s new transport minister for the Northern Isles ferry tendering process to be scrapped when the deal comes up for renewal in 2018.But proposals by Highlands and Islands Labour MSP, David Stewart, to instead use a legal provision known as the Tecka... Read more...

Petition launched for fairer ferry deal

Petition launched for fairer ferry deal

14 comments, 07/05/2016, by in News

A new petition has been launched calling for the Scottish government to cut ferry fares to the Northern Isles - despite the SNP failing to win either the Orkney or Shetland seat.Isles man Ryan Thomson says fares on Shetland's lifeline services have increased by 31 per cent, while those in the We... Read more...