The Council has linked The Council Plan and the Orkney Community Plan 2023 – 2028 in a shared survey page.
Seeking Edward Cummins?
Phil took a photograph of this man way back in 1983 in Tweedmouth Docks, Berwick. Edward was a seafarer (perhaps a skipper) .
How to make New Year Resolutions Stick
Chartered psychologists from the British Psychological Society share four top tips to help people to achieve their goals in 2023
WATCH The Video of The Flotilla of Light Kayak #RNLI Fundraiser
The Orkney News livestreamed the Kirkwall Kayak Club paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.
Wishing You A Guid New Year From The Orkney News
“Open the door for the new year
And lat the bairn win hame.”
Dupre Strutt, Kirkwall RNLI Awarded MBE
“I feel very honoured to have been given this award, but I also feel that it’s a reflection on the RNLI itself and all the volunteers.” Dupre Strutt
A Flotilla of Light for Hogmanay: #RNLI Fundraiser
The “Flotilla of Light” will take place on Saturday the 31 December at 3pm. Paddlers from Kirkwall Kayak Club will paddle around the marina with their kayaks decorated in colourful fairy lights.
Falling Short: UK Shared Prosperity Fund
A shortfall to Scotland of £337 million. That’s what Scottish Government Ministers have calculated Scotland is losing out on from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.
Deerness Day Time Hogmanay Event Update
The event is open from 11am – 3pm located at the Deerness Community Centre and there will be lots of tasty treats for everyone!
New App Helps Support 5 A Day
“What is unique about this app is that as well as tracking daily fruit and vegetable intake, it teaches people about portion size, so they get to the point where they know what they need to eat themselves. ” Katherine Appleton, Professor of Psychology at Bournemouth University