“Findings indicate that loot box purchasing represents an important marker of risk for gambling and problem gambling among people who play video games.” Sophie Coelho
Possible Strike Action At Airports Over Festive Period
Eleven airports across the HIAL (Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd) Group may be hit by strike action across the festive period: Barra, Benbecula, Campbeltown, Dundee, Inverness, Islay, Kirkwall, Stornoway, Sumburgh, Tiree and Wick.
Opposition Grows to Plans to Implement NHS24 in Orkney’s Ferry Linked Islands
“This decision had been made by the NHS Orkney Board, with no prior consultation with island clinicians or community councils.”
Share Your Views On Heritage
“We have a rich vibrant heritage in Scotland and it’s important that everyone has a chance to contribute to how we care for, protect and promote our historic environment for future generations to enjoy.” Neil Gray Culture Minister
2 UHI Archaeology Institute Projects Shortlisted For Awards
Voting has opened in the 2023 Current Archaeology Awards.
Revealed: The Lost Chapel of St Erasmus
How the east end of the Abbey church and its furnishes may have looked – crafted by illustrator Stephen Conlin, based on evidence from the study. Image courtesy of Stephen Conlin
“We know there is no quick fix but unless we start now, then we won’t be able to halt the accelerated decline of recent years we’ve seen already in too many communities across Scotland.” Claire Baker MSP
Funding for the Fisheries Sector
Orkney Fisheries Association (OFA) has been awarded £22,410.00 from Marine Fund Scotland 2022-23 towards the total project cost of £37,349.00.
Loan Scheme Building More Affordable Homes
“This programme provides a form of unsecured finance that isn’t otherwise available in the market to enable Scottish housing associations to deliver much needed affordable homes.” Peter Freer, Director for Scotland at Allia C&C
Tree Lighting Weekend: Orkney Norway Friendship
The Tree Lighting Weekend activities with Norwegian visitors is back for the first time since 2019.