Legislation will be brought forward by the Scottish Government to make CCTV mandatory in all areas of abattoirs where live animals are present.
A woman of independent mind.
They Were Cheust Folk
Helen Woodsford-Dean and Ragnhild Ljosland have self-published an ebook of poems ‘They Wur Cheust Folk’ to commemorate the memorial to the historic victims of the witchcraft trials at Gallow’ha.
Maree Todd ““I welcome the news that the number of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles in Orkney is continuing to rise.”
The number of ultra-low emission and electric vehicles in Orkney has increased by 135% since last year, up from 161 in the third quarter of 2017 to 217 in the same period in 2018.
David Stewart MSP “Patients and staff in NHS Orkney deserve better than this.”
The stats for 2018 show that 6,280 people were seen within 4 hours = 96.6% in NHS Orkney A & E
Maree Todd: A New Year’s Message
“to the hundreds of thousands of EU nationals that have chosen to make Scotland their home, I want you to know that you are valued and will always be welcome here. “
Unite advises its members to reject COSLA pay offer
“even with the slight increase for 2018, it still represents a significant pay cut and does not restore us anywhere close to real terms pay levels from a decade ago.”
Great Storms of 2012
As storms and flooding hits Orkney again Noel Donaldson has sent in some dramatic images from 2012 when Scotland was hit by strong winds and flooding.
Improving Transparency and Accountability of Charities
With over 24,000 registered charities at work in Scotland the consultation wants to hear from members of the public, the charity sector, and anyone with an interest in charity law.
Farmers and Crofters in Scotland to Continue to Receive Financial Support from the Scottish Government
“LFASS is crucial for our hill farmers and crofters operating in some of our most remote and marginalised areas. “
Stagecoach have put off their buses due to the increasing strength of winds in Orkney.