Shetland teachers win well-deserved recognition

Tavish Scott has congratulated two Shetland teachers on their success in the 2015 Scottish Education Awards and has tabled a motion in the Scottish Parliament recording their success.

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Tavish slams Government over penalty threats for return mistakes

Tavish Scott MSP has joined NFU Scotland in slamming the Scottish Government’s latest correspondence with those applying to Scotland’s new CAP schemes as unacceptable.

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Spanish Boats laying 35 Miles of nets west of Shetland

Shetland fishing vessels are being hampered by large Spanish boats using the benefit of UK registration to shoot miles of net west of Shetland.

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Shetland Times Column 5th June 2015

I phoned Charles Kennedy after Christmas in 1999. Would you come up to Shetland to speak at my constituency dinner before the Scottish elections? Yes of course Tav, he chortled.

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Tavish pays tribute to Charles Kennedy

I phoned Charles Kennedy after Christmas in 1999. Would you come up to Shetland to speak at my constituency dinner before the Scottish elections? Yes of course Tav, he chortled.

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Shetland Times Column 22nd May 2015

This week Scotland’s most senior legal law officer is demanding access to black box data from the Sumburgh helicopter crash in 2013. 

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Article for Landwise, Shetland Times 15th May 2015

Chris was helping a dopey cross lamb work out where breakfast comes from. Robert was moving twins with the quad and David was checking ewes in the shed.

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Shetland Times Column 15th May 2015

Dust settles. Or so goes the conventional wisdom after elections as a government is formed and gets on with governing. However that does not apply to 2015.

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Shetland Times Column 1st May 2015

Strictly CLAN dancing was one of the most terrifying events I have ever been part of.

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Shetland Times Column 17th April 2015

Many of us take the police for granted. Like an ambulance when you need it or a fire engine if the house goes up in flames. Police officers in Commercial Street or in a car around the islands.

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