“We are working hard to provide as much certainty to support farmers and crofters as we can. This money will provide a welcome cash injection to businesses and the wider rural economy. “
A woman of independent mind.
Where The Wild Things Are……..
“One day last week, Mike saw a Heron standing by the pond in our garden.”
Edinburgh’s International Science Festival Distances Itself from Fossil Fuel Companies
The Festival will avoid taking funds from “fossil fuel companies and their primary trade bodies”, the latter referring to income taken from partnerships with the Scottish Oil Club
£202,000 Awarded to ORCA for Newark Bay Research
“The site includes finds from the Pictish through to the Viking period.”
8 Athletes Benefit From The Islands Athlete Travel Award Scheme
The Islands Athlete Travel Award Scheme offers support to athletes of up to £1,500 to help them meet travel costs associated with living in an island community.
Concern Grows Over Post Brexit Delays at Ports for Scotland’s Fisheries
“With an annual value of £944 million, seafood accounts for 58% of Scotland’s total food exports. Seafood is highly perishable and therefore dependent on the sort of swift and reliable transport connections which would be damaged by a disorderly UK exit from the EU.”
Orkney NHS Board Annual Review
Monday 8 April at 1.45pm – 2.45pm in the Saltire Room, Balfour Hospital. This meeting is open to the public
New Research Improving Outcomes for the Many Patients who Suffer from Sight-Threatening Diseases
There are 285 million people who are visually impaired, of which 39 million are blind according to figures from the World Health Organisation.
Orkney Event to Highlight Support for People with Vision Loss
Tuesday 9 April, from 9.30am-4pm, at Kirkwall & St Ola Town Hall and Community Centre, Broad Street, Kirkwall
AGM Batteries: From Potential to Power
“Tuesday, 2nd April saw a presentation by AGM Batteries given over at the ICIT campus.”