“In order to carry out this study, we do require the help of volunteers, who will be provided with three different diets to consume over the six-week study period. Participants will be given a full report detailing the results of their weight loss, and we would hope that they would see an improvement in their health after taking part.” Professor Alexandra Johnstone
In the windows at the Northlight Gallery Stromness until 5th of October is an exhibition of new work by Shona Firth – ‘Wet Paint’.
Non-teaching staff (office, catering, auxiliary, janitorial, early years, cleaning) who are absolutely critical to the smooth running of the school will walk out for three days aiming to achieve a fair pay settlement for all staff working at OIC and across Local Government in Scotland.
“It is time for change and time for voters across this constituency to grasp the opportunity to create a fairer, greener and more equal society as part of an independent Scotland.”
Relationships Scotland Orkney, Burray Community Association and Orkney Student Pantry are amongst 453 projects sharing in £11,824,801 for a range of activities, helping to empower and connect people in communities across Scotland via The National Lottery Community Fund.
An array of events to mark 21 decades since the birth of Arctic Explorer John Rae (1813 – 1893) is planned for Saturday 30th September
This year’s shortlisted projects feature major place-making investments, employability initiatives, and activities delivered by community groups and arts organisations in both urban and rural contexts.
Schools can apply for grants up to £5000 to test an element of the draft Film and Screen curriculum with classes from Early Years to S3, or to design and deliver screen education projects for schools.
In the ballot of University and College Union (UCU) Scotland members, 77% of those who voted backed strike action on a turnout of 86%.
The first ever Scottish Folk Day takes place on Saturday 23 September, helping to promote and celebrate the country’s vibrant and varied folk scene and traditions.