The Moon will be New on October 14th, and Full on October 28th. On the night of 28th October there’s a partial lunar eclipse between 8.35 p.m. and 9.53 p.m., visible from the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia. British Summer Time ends the following night, the 29th.
A meeting between the Culture Secretary and Regional Screen Scotland is to take place on 5th of October to consider the funding and future of The Screen Machine.
Variation in Experiences and Outcomes for Older People Receiving Acute or Emergency Care Across Scotland
The report includes figures comparing outcomes across 19 acute hospital sites and a summary for each hospital site. Data for some smaller hospital sites were removed for disclosure reasons. The figures for NHS Orkney Balfour Hospital are not included.
There will be a mix of sunny intervals and scattered showers, some of the showers on the heavy side. Fresh to strong southerly winds will gradually veer westerly during the afternoon. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
Most schools in Orkney were closed for three days, 26th, 27th and 28th of September as non teaching school staff, members of the trade union UNISON took industrial action after rejecting the latest pay offer from Local Authority organisation COSLA.
Charlie Fitzer has not got a lot going for him. An ex-journalist turned reluctant substitute teacher whose wife left him and whose father passed away recently, he had one goal and hope. Become the new owner of the town’s beloved institution of a watering hole, McDougal’s Pub alongside his beloved pet cat Hera.
Celebrating our rural Post Boxes
“We can’t spend our precious time and energy on this planet trying to save another country from itself. Westminster has made its choice. Let’s, for once, launch a lifeboat of our own.”
There were 1,116 deaths due to all causes, an excess of 57 taken over a 5 year average. There were excess deaths in Dementia/Alzheimer’s +8 ; Circulatory +26 and Other Causes +44. Of the 30 deaths involving Covid, Covid was the underlying cause in 23 of them
A cloudy morning with heavy rain, patchy over Orkney. Dry and brighter conditions spread north over Orkney from late morning and Shetland through the afternoon. Strong southwest winds. Maximum temperature 14 °C.