“We are appealing to people to take great care – it is crucial that people act safely and responsibly in rural environments and follow the countryside code.”
A woman of independent mind.
The Gin & Ice Cream Diet
” I was ready for the first ice cream of the season as my afters – Orkney Ice Cream, of course!”
Easter Weekend in Orkney
If you are looking for places to go in Orkney over the Easter weekend, or at any time, check out the pages of The Orkney News
Air Pollution & the Unborn Child
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Children’s groups and childminders in Orkney urged to update information
News from Orkney Islands Council
Clestrain at the Orkney Archive
On Saturday 27th April there will be a Research Day in the Archive Room, Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall from 10 am – 4 pm
“Do you think there should be more wheelchair accessible taxis in Orkney?”
The consultation closes on Friday May 24 and the results will be considered by the Council’s Licensing Committee at a later date.
Costa & Hesta Wind Farms – Successful Appeals
DPEA Scotland has granted planning permission for 2 wind farms by Hoolan Energy to go ahead in Orkney. Full details here
Ring of Brodgar: Do People Really Care?
It was only a few days ago that one of the standing stones at Orkney’s ancient Ring of Brodgar was vandalised in the most recent case of graffiti to appear on them
Trade Unions: What are they & are they still relevant?
The STUC is an independent organisation , established in 1897, and today represents about 540,000 workers through their 37 affiliated unions and 20 trades union councils.