“Transport to healthcare appointments is a big issue for older veterans especially. It’s complex. Some people want to be accompanied on journeys, some just want a phone call, and others want someone to meet them when they arrive”
Launch of Orkney ‘Death Cafe’
“The purpose of a Death Café is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’.
Funding Boost for Orkney International Science Festival
OISF joins with other science festivals and events around Scotland with awards of grants ranging from £7,000 to £65,000.
Success for 7 Local Projects in Orkney With Total Funding Boost of £77,024
A new van to help deliveries from the Eday shop is just one of 181 projects being funded from the Rural & Island Communities Ideas into Action (RICIA) fund.
Wind & Rain Good News For Scotland’s Renewable Production in 2022
Scotland produces most of its renewable energy through wind but hydro is also very important. The future with wave and tidal power makes Scotland’s future as a producer of clean energy very bright.
Young People Free Bus Travel – Apply Now
The free bus travel is for the whole of Scotland, not just Orkney, so really useful to have if you are visiting friends and relations or attending an event outwith Orkney.
Encouraging Home Ownership
The scheme allows people to buy a home without having to fund its entire cost and is available across Scotland to a wide range of people
The paradigm is broken
“why are our politicians and media so coy about addressing the key questions that affect us all? “
Islanders Awarded in the King’s New Year Honours
Michael William DICKSON and Dupre Alexander STRUTT
Share Your Views On Orkney’s Council Plan & The Community Plan
The Council has linked The Council Plan and the Orkney Community Plan 2023 – 2028 in a shared survey page.