Soulisquoy Printmakers in Stromness has been awarded £10,000 from the Scottish Government emergency funding which supports a wide variety of creative organisations during the Covid19 pandemic.
One of the two subsea cables which links Orkney to mainland Scotland, connecting up electricity distribution, has been successfully replaced by SSEN (Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks).
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) received 1,100 calls between 3.30pm and 11.30 pm on Bonfire Night, 5th of November.
“I am extremely proud to have taken a Bill through parliament that will have such a positive effect on the lives of Scotland’s children.”
““The report’s recommendations are a welcome step towards positive and much-needed change in fireworks controls in Scotland.”
The new Scottish Child Payment – which is unique to Scotland – is to open early for applications from Monday 9 November.
” “We are home to some of the best renewable energy in the world, yet where are the jobs? “Rhoda Grant MSP
The Phoenix Cinema in the Pickie Centre, Kirkwall is to benefit from £21,244 from the Scottish Government’s Emergency Fund.
2.4 million tonnes of household waste was generated in Scotland in 2019, a slight increase from 2018.
A combination of high tides and strong Southeasterly winds means that there is a high risk of wave overtopping and hazardous conditions at the Churchill Barriers during the next 24 hours.