“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.
Seeking Edward Cummins?
Phil took a photograph of this man way back in 1983 in Tweedmouth Docks, Berwick. Edward was a seafarer (perhaps a skipper) .
How to make New Year Resolutions Stick
Chartered psychologists from the British Psychological Society share four top tips to help people to achieve their goals in 2023
Wishing You A Guid New Year From The Orkney News
“Open the door for the new year
And lat the bairn win hame.”
WATCH The Video of The Flotilla of Light Kayak #RNLI Fundraiser
The Orkney News livestreamed the Kirkwall Kayak Club paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.
Dupre Strutt, Kirkwall RNLI Awarded MBE
“I feel very honoured to have been given this award, but I also feel that it’s a reflection on the RNLI itself and all the volunteers.” Dupre Strutt
A Flotilla of Light for Hogmanay: #RNLI Fundraiser
The “Flotilla of Light” will take place on Saturday the 31 December at 3pm. Paddlers from Kirkwall Kayak Club will paddle around the marina with their kayaks decorated in colourful fairy lights.
Falling Short: UK Shared Prosperity Fund
A shortfall to Scotland of £337 million. That’s what Scottish Government Ministers have calculated Scotland is losing out on from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund.