The Peedie Pier exhibition presented art-work by Primary and Secondary school pupils – some of Orkney’s youngest artists.
A woman of independent mind.
Orkney Welcomes Syrian Families
Two families from war-torn Syria are beginning to build new lives in Orkney.
The Gender Pay Gap
To celebrate both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day Unison’s Sally George led a talk on Equal Pay for Women and The Gender Pay Gap.
Dr Mary McNeill: Orkney Hero
Mary Lauchline McNeill was born on the 27th of September 1874 to Janet Jean Dewar and Daniel McNeill.
Runes in Orkney, a Millennium of Writing
An exhibition of new research on Runes by UHI PhD Student Andrea Freund opens on Saturday 9th of March at Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
“Political Intervention Needed To Secure Work For Offshore Renewables”
“Ten years ago we were promised a ‘Saudi Arabia of Renewables’ but today we need political intervention to help level the playing field in Scottish offshore renewables manufacturing.”
Orkney NHS’ Louise Wilson is Awarded a Churchill Fellowship
Louise Wilson from Orkney is one of 6 people in the Scottish Highlands and Islands who have been awarded prestigious Churchill Fellowships offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world and research cutting-edge solutions to important topical issues.
Council Tax to Rise by 4.79% in Orkney
A hike in Council Tax and rises across many council services except those ring fenced by the Scottish Government has been agreed to by councillors in Orkney.
David Stewart MSP Disappointed at Rise in Drink Drive Statistics
” It’s a cliché I know, but something has to give, something has to be done, but what?”
Foraging! Or – ‘Food For Free’
It’s not exactly wild foraging, but, in our garden, we have a veg patch, in which Mike cultivates what could be called ‘weeds’, on purpose, to eat.