The flag of the Independent Republic of Ireland has now been taken down where it was mistakenly flying as if that nation was still part of the UK.
“We have secured a good level of national census returns and coverage.” Paul Lowe, Registrar General for Scotland and Chief Executive, National Records of Scotland
The new exhibition to be held at the Northlight Gallery, Stromness on to Thursday 16th June is a celebration of works done by a local artist, Gloria Wallington O’Shea.
A display of flags to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 70th jubilee has exposed a lack of knowledge in Orkney about the UK.
Orkney households are paying £2504 on average per year for their energy, making the islands the second most expensive place in Great Britain for energy bills, behind only Shetland.
Ruby Ionides from North Walls Community School, Orkney won the Primary-age category for their photograph ‘White Wood Window and Reflections’ in the Scottish Civic Trusts My Place Photography Competition.
The Scottish Government’s Best Start Grant School Age Payment supports families with children old enough to start primary school.
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 5,473.
A number of concerns were raised by Rhoda Grant, Labour MSP for the Highlands and Islands about the situation at Sumburgh Airport in Shetland.
Around a dozen key workers will begin continuous strike action from 00:01 hours on Monday 20 June at the port of Lerwick, Shetland.