Have you got your tickets yet for Mànran who will be at The Orkney Theatre, Kirkwall on Saturday 6th May 2023 ?
There were 278 new COVID-19 admissions to hospital. Hospital admissions for the most recent week are provisional and should be treated with caution. – Public Health Scotland
The island of Hoy is preparing for a large influx of visitors on Saturday 29th of April as Sir Chris Hoy arrives to officially open the Scapa Flow Museum.
Around 60 payments worth £13,000 were made for winter 2022/2023 in Orkney, £6000 more than for the last winter. In total, £28,000 in Child Winter Heating Assistance payments have been issued in Orkney since the benefit launched in November 2020.
“£9m to time charter a vessel for 9 months that cost £14m five years ago is an appalling deal for the taxpayer, let alone the long-term threat this creates to jobs, terms and conditions, pension rights and the stability of lifeline ferry services in the west of Scotland.” Mick Lynch, RMT general secretary
“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” – May Sarton
VisitScotland is launching a series of new online resources to help tourism businesses in Orkney consider how they can tackle climate change and meet consumer needs.
Orkney Islands Council is proposing to create a variable 20mph speed limit on sections of roads outside of island schools
It was eyes down for a fun family bingo in the Deerness Hall last Saturday.
£3,566,935 has been awarded to 11 organisations throughout Scotland to support the work they do in promoting history and heritage.