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“The HIAL Board includes no representation from island communities, and it’s clear to me from their decisions and tone to date that they just don’t get it.” Steve Sankey
Plans by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) to move well paid skilled jobs from the islands to Inverness have been described as ‘a mindset of the Past’ by convener of a Scottish Parliament committee, Johan Lamont, Labour.
The cumulative total for Orkney has increased by 1 and now stands at 70.
Fairtrade Fortnight runs from February 22nd, here is a list of all the events to be held locally and farther afield.
There is an estimated two to three million tonnes of plastics used in agriculture each year.
Householders in Orkney, whose refuse collections were missed or cancelled due to last week’s wintry weather are being asked to store rubbish if possible until their next scheduled refuse collection.
“And while there is a wish amongst leaders to protect their own people first, the response to this pandemic must be collective.” WHO
From Monday 22nd of February in Orkney all pre-school children and pupils in P1-P3 will return to face to face teaching in the classroom.
“My proposal to enshrine the UN-recognised Right to Food in Scots Law would be a significant step forward in the fight against food poverty and provide a legal right to food.” Elaine Smith MSP