News

Shetland Digital Forum returns

Shetland representatives Alistair Carmichael MP and Beatrice Wishart MSP will host the first in-person Digital Forum in the isles since Covid-19 restrictions were lifted.

10 Nov 2023
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News from Orkney and Shetlands MSPs

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General News and Press Releases

McArthur meets Loganair to discuss timetable changes

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur has met with Loganair’s senior management to discuss the recent departure of former CEO, Jonathan Hinkles as well as concerns over changes made to Loganair’s timetable on key routes.

5 Feb 2024
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Graphic promoting 'Time to Talk' day.
General News and Press Releases

McArthur backs ‘Time to Talk’ campaign

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur is backing this year’s ‘Time to Talk’ day (1st February 2024), encouraging people in Orkney to take part in ‘the nation’s biggest mental health conversation.’

1 Feb 2024
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Orcadian Column, 1 Feb 2024

The long wait for an Orkney Sports Award continues for me and Robbie Fraser after last Friday’s ceremony in the Orkney Theatre. Despite that disappointment, the awards remain one of my favourite events of the year.

1 Feb 2024
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Budget, Mental Health, Housing

Another week of weather-related travel disruption, with flights to Edinburgh cancelled on Tuesday, meant I was once again forced to join Parliamentary proceedings online.

28 Jan 2024
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Shetland Times Column 26 January 2024

Shetland was brought to a standstill last week by an Arctic blast of bitterly cold weather. Flight disruptions meant I was unable to get to Edinburgh and, like lots of other people, I worked remotely from home. 

26 Jan 2024
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