Additional funding is to be made available to Scotland’s Local Authorities to improve play parks.
A Snowy Sunday in Stromness
On Sunday, it might have been British Summer Time, but Orkney had other ideas. Mirran Hall took this smasher of a picture in Stromness.
24 Attend March Veterans Breakfast Club
Marjory MacLean is a veteran and the Church of Scotland Minister based in St Margaret’s Hope.
Clocks Go Forward 1 Hour
Remember that British Summer time begins at 1am 26th March 2023.
New Children’s Nursery For Kirkwall
A new nursery is to be built next to the Orkney College campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Kirkwall.
Switch off and give an hour for Earth on Saturday 25 March at 8:30 pm – joining millions across the world.
23.1% Increase in Patients in Hospital with #Covid
In the latest week ending 19 March 2023, there were 437 new COVID-19 admissions to hospital.
Healthy Know How with #NHS24
The campaign encourages people in Scotland to make appropriate use of NHS services and to be prepared for common illnesses and ailments over the spring holidays.
New Tidal Energy Project in the Westray Firth For Orbital
This new project will be located adjacent to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) facility, where Orbital has already deployed the 2MW O2, the world’s most powerful tidal turbine, under commercial operation.
Emergency Alert Mobile Phone Warning
The UK Government plans to test the new Emergency Alerts system to make sure the technology operates as intended and alert messages are received by all compatible handsets.