“Your vehicles tyres are the only part of the vehicle which actually touch the road surface. Acceleration, braking, steering and cornering all depend on your tyres and their contact with the road, that is how important they are.”
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home – so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. ” Eleanor Roosevelt
Orkney Islands Council is seeking your views on new and increased charges for a range of services which it provides.
“We are clear that no-one should be left behind in our move to a carbon neutral economy and that this should deliver fair work”
From the Scots Language Centre/ Centre for the Scots Leid
Orkney winners were Leask Marine in the Outstanding Service Award and Orbital Marine Power for the Best Innovation Award.
The Orkney News is out and about Christmas Spotting. It’s cheaper than Christmas shopping and much more fun.
The total value of DHP awards across Scotland was £56.9 million.
Police Scotland has issued safety advice for party goers over the festive period.
Professor Eddie Abbott-Halpin has been appointed as the Principal of Orkney College UHI and will take up his post in early January.