A huge prehistoric quernstone is the latest evidence of an Early Neolithic settlement on the outskirts of Kirkwall, Orkney.
RNIB Scotland, the national sight loss charity says that with the easing of lockdown restrictions (26th April) that these must not create new barriers for blind and partially sighted people and those with other disabilities.
The vessel was bought with Orkney Islands Council paying out €364,811.00 (approx. £318,028) and the Scottish Government adding in the more substantial funding of £750,000.00.
“I believe the Union has the financial strength and a genuine willingness to try to level things up. I have the voice and willingness to speak up and speak out on behalf of the people of the Highlands and Islands.”
National Gardening week which will run from tomorrow 26th April until 2nd May 2021.
The folk in charge of the dig at Swandro, Rousay, have reluctantly but sensibly decided that this year’s dig will have to be postponed until next year.
In an election that has been pretty much uninspiring The Pebble Trust held one of the best Hustings I have watched so far.
Images by M and B Bell
Local Government workers, members of the trade union, Unite have voted to reject the COSLA pay offer by an overwhelming majority of 83.3%.
Alan Reid is the lead candidate on the Highlands and Islands Regional List for the Liberal Democrats. He was MP for Argyll and Bute from 2001 until he was defeated by Brendan O’Hara of the SNP in 2015