“The discovery promises to fundamentally change understanding of 17th-century social, maritime and political history.” Prof Claire Jowitt
“We need to be wary of ill thought out proposals resurfacing in the future.” HIAL’s Discredited Air Traffic Strategy
“at present I am more concerned as I am hearing more and more concerning reports about the planned transfer of Shetland Radar from NATs to HIAL, which is the forerunner to all Highlands and Islands airports becoming covered by Radar.” Rhoda Grant MSP
“the fear now is that the R100 programme will fall far short of delivering the universal coverage promised.” Liam McArthur MSP
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
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.